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NBA All-Star Reserves Include Four Boston Celtics: Allen, Garnett, Pierce And Rondo

Doc Rivers, the head coach of the Eastern Conference team for the 2011 NBA All-Star Game, wanted four Boston Celtics on the roster, and according to a report from Yahoo! Sports, he'll get his wish. Per Yahoo!, the Eastern Conference All-Star Reserves include Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett.

It's just the third time since 1983 that one team has had four players on the All-Star team, and the first time since the Detroit Pistons accomplished the feat in 2006.

The other Eastern Conference reserves are the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh and the Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford and Joe Johnson. The Western Conference All-Star reserves features Los Angeles Clippers rookie Blake Griffin, as well as Tim Duncan, Pau Gasol, Russell Westbrook, Manu Ginobili, Dirk Nowitzki and Deron Williams.

The official announcement from the league will air on TNT Thursday night at 7 p.m. EST. The 2011 NBA All-Star Game is Feb. 20, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.