I guess 40 points from David West doesn't count for anything, huh? Why don't you watch the Hornets play before you make an ingorant claim like that. D West is easily an all-star!
I really like David West's game. I was one of the first people to realize how good of a player he had become at the very beginning of last year... perhaps before most NO fans realized it... Unfortunately, he has a lot of competition to deal with at the forward position out west.... Carmelo, Marion, Dirk, Boozer and now Al Jefferson.
Here's what the west looks like in terms of competition for an All-Star roster spot.
Dirk, Boozer, Marion and Melo are all but locked, that leaves one more spot (if any) for the forwards. West is up against, Maggette, Artest, AK, JHo, Al Jefferson and Odom. West easily an All-Star? no.
I've seen David West play this year, and I've seen what Dirk has done. He plays better than Dirk so far this year. He looked a lot better than Boozer as well. I wouldn't go that far to say he is better than Melo though.
I hope this is simply a case of you forgetting to add your sarcasm tags.
David West - 19.6/7.5/2 on 47.9% shooting
Carlos Boozer - 25.3/11.5/2.6 on 53.1% shooting
Now, I don't understand how someone could say that West is looking better than Boozer... so it blows my mind that you've claimed that he's looked a lot better than Boozer.
Shoot, even Al Jefferson is playing better than D. West right now...