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In more than 60 years, 408 players have been selected to participate in the NBA All-Star Game. In 1951, the year the first NBA All-Star Game was played, there were only 11 teams in the league. And since 1954 until 1961 the league only have 8 teams, or in other words, about 100 players. The All-Star rosters consisted on 10 players per team, 20 players from a 100-players league.
Nowadays the NBA have 30 teams and over 400 players, and only 24 players are selected for the NBA All-Star Game. So it's obvious that talented players missed every year the mid-season big event, and even some of them never have the chance to play in a NBA All-Star Game.
Every year, when NBA All-Star voting finishes and coaches announce which players will complete NBA All-Star rosters, a lot of lists appear on articles, blogs, tweets, etc. with the players who deserved to make the teams and have not been picked. These are what I call 'NBA All-Star Snubs'.
In these pages, besides my personal opinion, you'll find plenty of stats (thanks to basketball-reference site) to support who are the best players that didn't play in the NBA All-Star Game.
These lists are divided on 'season stats', the best performances on any season without NBA All-Star reward, and 'career stats', that includes only the best players who were were selected for the NBA All-Star Game.
Updated on December 2014.