Sources with knowledge of the results tell SportsCenter 5 that Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will be named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team later today.
The coaches vote for the reserves. It will be Rondo’s first All-Star appearance. He is averaging 14.2 points per game, 9.7 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 2.5 steals at the halfway point of the season (41 games).
Captain Paul Pierce will also be named to the team. Forward Kevin Garnett was voted a starter by the fans.
Yahoo! Sports has obtained the complete list of reserves, which will be announced tonight during TNT’s NBA coverage.