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Bosh, Chalmers, James and Wade selected to 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot

MIAMI, FLThe HEAT’s Chris Bosh, Mario Chalmers, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were selected to the 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot. The 2011 NBA All-Star Balloting presented by T-Moblie was unveiled today during a special tip-off event in Los Angeles. The 60th NBA All-Star Game, which will air live on TNT and ESPN Radio in the U.S., and reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages, will be played at STAPLES Center on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. Bosh, a five-time NBA All-Star, is averaging 16.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.00 blocks and 32.1 minutes while shooting 51.2 percent from the field and 84.5 percent from the foul line. He has shot at least 50 percent from the field in his last six-straight games, including a season-high 35 points on 12-of-17 from the field and a perfect 11-of-11 from the foul line in a 123-96 win vs. the Phoenix Suns last night. Chalmers, appearing on the NBA All-Star ballot for the first time, dished out a season-high eight assists while scoring eight points in 17:43 minutes of action in a 129-97 victory vs. Minnesota on Nov. 2. He owns the HEAT franchise record for steals in a game with nine and also tied the HEAT franchise record for steals in a seven-game postseason series with 20 during the Opening Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs vs. Atlanta. James, a six-time NBA All-Star, is averaging 22.1 points, 8.9 assists, 5.8 rebounds and 36.4 minutes while shooting 44.6 percent from the field and 77.0 percent from the foul line. Among NBA league leaders, he ranks sixth in assists, 12th in steals and 16th in points. He leads the team in assists (98), steals (21) and minutes played (400) and became just the seventh player in HEAT franchise history to record a triple-double after he tallied 20 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds vs. Utah on Nov. 9. Additionally, his 14 assists vs. Utah on Nov. 9 marked as the most by a HEAT forward in franchise history. Wade, a six-time NBA All-Star, is averaging 24.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.18 steals, 1.09 blocks and 34.6 minutes. He ranks sixth in points and 29th in blocks among the NBA’s league leaders. He leads the team in points (264), blocks (12), field goals made (87) and free throws made (79). He has led the team in scoring in five of the last seven games, including a HEAT season high 39 points vs. Utah on Nov. 9. Ed. - Should anyone want to join the campaign to vote for Mario Chalmers please follow @AllStarChalmers and spread the word. To vote, go to http://on.nba.com/aJ27YK. Thank you for your support.