Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook to Play in 2012 NBA All-Star Game

Allstarlogo2012_mediumThe NBA released the final roster for the 2012 NBA All-Star game this afternoon. As we previously noted, Kevin Durant was voted in as a starter. Today we learned that Russell Westbrook was selected as an All-Star reserve.

2012 All-Star Game Roster Announced | NBA.com

Durant will be starting his second consecutive All-Star game, while Westbrook will be playing in his second consecutive game as a reserve.

Reserve players were selected by each of the 30 NBA coaches. If any player is unable to play, David Stern will select his replacement. Coaches for each conference will be determined based on best record as of February 15. As of today, Thunder coach Scott Brooks is in the front running to be selected for the West, while in the East Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is leading the way.

Here are the rosters for the East and West:

East West
Carmelo Anthony Kevin Durant
LeBron James Blake Griffin
Derrick Rose Kobe Bryant
Dwyane Wade Chris Paul
Dwight Howard Andrew Bynum
Chris Bosh LaMarcus Aldridge
Luol Deng Marc Gasol
Roy Hibbert Kevin Love
Andre Iguodala Steve Nash
Joe Johnson Dirk Nowitzki
Paul Pierce Tony Parker
Deron Williams Russell Westbrook

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