Chris Kaman named to All-Star team, replacing Brandon Roy
It's the first All-Star appearance for Kaman, 27, who is in his seventh season with the Clippers and is averaging a career best in scoring (20.2), plus nine rebounds a game. Kaman was disappointed he wasn't selected by coaches as a reserve to the All-Star team, and he said the Clippers' losing record was probably a factor.
Kaman is the first Clipper to be an All-Star since Elton Brand in 2006.
-- Barry Stavro
Photo: Clippers center Chris Kaman, right, looks to get past Atlanta forward Josh Smith during the Hawks' 103-97 victory on Wednesday. Credit: Josh D. Weiss / US Presswire