How NBA All-Star Weekend lost its luster for GMs

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The NBA's All-Star Weekend is no longer a must-attend event for active GMs before the trade deadline.

The NBA's All-Star Weekend is no longer a must-attend event for active GMs before the trade deadline.

One point of agreement among several GMs was this: They don't expect a major star to be traded in the week ahead. A lot of role players figure to be dealt for sure. "But I don't really see it with major pieces," said an Eastern GM. "I was sitting with my staff this week, and we were looking across the board at what major, significant piece could be moved? And apart from someone like (Pau) Gasol, we couldn't come up with one."

Kelly Olynyk is tied for seventh among rookies in points and ranks second in rebounding.

Kelly Olynyk is tied for seventh among rookies in points and ranks second in rebounding.

G -- Tracy McGrady, 36 (2006)