Blake Griffin, Pau Gasol Among Western Conference NBA All-Star Reserves

The 2011 NBA All-Star Game will be played in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 20 at Staples Center, and the local fans will have plenty of favorites to cheer for. The NBA announced its NBA All-Star reserves tonight, on "Inside the NBA" on TNT, and among the Western Conference reserves are Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers and Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Griffin is having a stellar rookie season, averaging 23.0 points and 12.7 rebounds, along with a string of double-doubles, and is a lock for NBA Rookie of the Year. This is the third straight All-Star selection for Gasol, who was also an All-Star in 2006 with the Memphis Grizzlies. Gasol's teammate, Kobe Bryant, was named a starter for the West last week, giving the Western Conference three players playing on their home floor

Here is the full list of NBA All-Star reserves for the Western Conference:

There will still be a "commissioner's selection" by David Stern to replace injured All-Star starter Yao Ming, who is out for the season.

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