Deron Williams is behind the league's reigning MVP, one of Miami's Big Three and two Boston Celtics in the first returns from All-Star balloting for guards in Eastern Conference.
Derrick Rose is first with 640,476, followed by Dwyane Wade, 637,912; Rajon Rondo, 253,969; Ray Allen, 174,934; and Williams with 89,128. Dwight Howard is currently the leading vote-getter overall with 754,737 votes. Kobe Bryant is second with 690,613 votes.
Kris Humphries and Anthony Morrow are not among the leaders.
D-Will fifth among guards in All-Star voting - Mike Mazzeo - ESPN New York