Russell Westbrook was snubbed by the fans from starting the All-Star Game, coming in third in votes behind Steph Curry and James Harden. Westbrook led in the media and player vote, but by virtue of a tiebreaker, Curry got the start.
Here’s what Westbrook had to say about it on Friday:
Russell Westbrook reacts to not being voted an All-Star starter: pic.twitter.com/zF5zvOrrUD
— Royce Young (@royceyoung) January 20, 2017
The good news, I guess, is that Westbrook beat Harden 93-91 in the media vote, which is a positive MVP voting sign.