The 2009 NBA All-Star starters have been announced and Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics has been voted in as a starter for the Eastern Conference. The NBA All-Star Game will take place on February 15th in Phoenix, AZ.
- G Dwayne Wade, Miami Heat
- G Allen Iverson, Detroit Pistons
- F Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic
- F LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
- C Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics
- G Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets
- G Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
- F Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs
- F Amare Stoudemire, Phoenix Suns
- C Yao Ming, Houston Rockets
Dwight Howard led all voters with a record 3,150,181 votes. The 7 reserves for each side will be voted on by the coaches and be announced on TNT next Thursday, January 29th.