Orlando Magic players Arron Afflalo, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris and Nikola Vucevic were named to the 2014 NBA All-Star Ballot, which was announced on Friday during a special event in New Orleans, the official host city of NBA All-Star 2014.
NBA All-Star Balloting 2014 presented by Sprint gives fans around the world the opportunity to vote daily for their favorite players as starters for NBA All-Star Game 2014.
For the second year in a row, NBA fans can vote via social media networks, including Facebook and Twitter. This year, voting expands to include Instagram.
Fans can use Instagram to vote by posting an original photo, using #NBABallot and the player's first and last name in the photo caption. Fans can vote for 10 unique players per day.
Twitter voting allows fans to tweet a vote for 10 unique players each day throughout the All-Star balloting period. The tweet must include the player's first and last name, along with hash tag #NBABallot.
Facebook voting allows fans to comment on official league, team, or international NBA All-Star Facebook pages by commenting below the post with #NBABallot and the player's first and last name. Voters can select 10 unique players per day.
NBA fans can also access the ballot online at NBA.com/asb
After submitting their All-Star selections, fans will have the ability to share those picks with their friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter, and encourage others to cast ballots.
Balloting concludes on Monday, Jan. 20, and starters will be announced on Thursday, Jan. 23.
The NBA All-Star ballot features 120 players – 60 each from the Eastern and Western conferences – with 36 frontcourt players and 24 backcourt players from each conference comprising the list. Voters select three frontcourt players and two backcourt players from each conference. The 120 players on the ballot were selected by a panel of media who regularly cover the NBA.
The 63rd NBA All-Star Game will be exclusively televised on TNT from New Orleans Arena on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.