Vince Carter and Devin Harris finished third and fourth among Eastern Conference guards in the fans' All-Star voting and Yi Jianlian finished third behind Kevin Garnett in the race to start at forward. Dwyane Wade and Allen Iverson will start at guard for the East, along with Garnett, Lebron James and the all-time All-Star vote getter, Dwight Howard. Yi's 1.8 million votes were the 10th highest overall.
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- LeBron, Howard headline East squad - AP
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- NBA 2009 All-Star Voting List - AP