NBA All-Star ballot: The best picks for all 10 starting spots

Who should be the All-Star starters? Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Who should start the All-Star Game?

Fans have the right to answer that question using whatever criteria they want, including by simply voting for players on their favorite team. But if you're interested in the best performers, here's the ballot I'm submitting as part of the media component of All-Star voting, chosen with an emphasis on this season's performance while taking track record into account.