All-Star Rumors

For Thomas, support came from all corners. The Celtics, Red Sox, Patriots, Utah Jazz, Seattle Seahawks, and Seattle Mariners all vouched for him. He also received support from celebrities such as boxer Floyd Mayweather, the rapper Chuck D, “Entourage” actor Jerry Ferrara, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Red Sox legend David Ortiz, and basketball Hall of Famer Allen Iverson, among others.
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Miami’s Hassan Whiteside believes his numbers stack up to any center’s in the East and said if his name was not attached to his statistics, the All-Star voting “would be different.” Whiteside is not sure why he believes there is a bias against him but he just thinks there is one. “You put my numbers up and just don’t put a face up there I feel like the (voting) numbers would be different,” Whiteside said today following the Heat’s shoot around in preparation for tonight’s game against Houston.
Storyline: All-Star Selections