Analyzing the early returns from all star voting one can see some interesting storylines emerging:
1. Nash is no longer seen as the premiere Highlight - Passer of the league - he got demoted by Ricky Rubio. As unfair and demented as it is, the kid might turn out to be the new Nash when it comes to League-wide recognition of explosive pass-first guards. He is already better positioned for all-star status than Rondo (above average defense, better shot, same passing skills) and challanges Nash (younger, more highlights).
2. Gortat gets some recognition - he is the 7th Center in voting league-wide which pretty much responds to his real value - I would rank him around 6-7 spot (behind the obvious - Howard, Gasol, Bynum, Bogut, probably behind Noah and Chandler and ahead of Nene, DeAndre and Horford for his all-around game).
3. The rest is silence.... - no other peaople on the list from the suns reflecting our struggle to get a third constant player on the squad. Hope Redd/Frye will get it done soon enough...