All-Star ballot allow fans to vote by text message

BY foxsports • November 10, 2009

Fans can vote once per day, per phone number, by texting a player's last name to 6-9-6-2-2 (MYNBA). Voting can also be done by paper ballot at each arena and online at

There are 60 players per conference on the ballot. Fans can vote for two forwards, two guards and a center. Voting began Tuesday and continues through Jan. 10 for paper ballots and Jan. 18 for electronic voting. Starters will be announced Jan. 21.

The game will be played Feb. 14 in Dallas at Cowboys Stadium, where the NBA expects a crowd of more than 80,000, which would be the largest to watch a live basketball game.