Durant, Green, Sefolosha, Westbrook on 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot Presented by T-Mobile

OKLAHOMA CITY, November 18, 2010 – Oklahoma City forwards Kevin Durant and Jeff Green, along with guards Thabo Sefolosha and Russell Westbrook all appeared on the 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot that was unveiled today during a special tip-off event in Los Angeles, the Official Host City of NBA All-Star 2011.

There are several ways Thunder fans can cast their ballot for Durant, Green, Sefolosha and Westbrook. The first opportunity to cast a paper ballot will be tomorrow night at the Budweiser Thunder Watch Party at Buffalo Wild Wings located at 4130 Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City.

In-arena paper balloting will take place at all Thunder home contests at the Oklahoma City Arena beginning this Monday, November 22 vs. Minnesota Timberwolves all the way through Oklahoma City’s matchup with Orlando Magic on January 13.

For the first time, fans can print out paper ballots at home. Fans can print one specially coded ballot per day and put it in the mail as directed on the form through January 17. For SMS voting fans can vote for players at any time by texting the player's last name to 6-9-6-2-2 ("MYNBA") or by visiting m.nba.com on any wireless carrier. Fans can cast one SMS vote per day, per phone number until January 23. Additionally, fans can vote immediately by visiting thunder.nba.com

Starters will be announced live on TNT on Jan. 27, during a special one-hour pregame show at 7 pm ET featuring Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith. The special will air prior to TNT’s exclusive doubleheader featuring the Miami Heat at the New York Knicks (8 pm ET) and the Boston Celtics at the Portland Trail Blazers (10:30 pm ET).

The 60th NBA All-Star Game will be played at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, marking the fifth time The City of Angels and the second time STAPLES Center will be the site of the annual celebration. STAPLES Center last played host to NBA All-Star in 2004, and L.A. also hosted the All-Star Game in 1963, 1972, and 1983.