Your 2011 All-Star reserves and a programming alert


The WNBA announced the reserves for Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game in wonderful San Antonio (try to visit there sometime, just not in the summer). Said reserves were voted by the coaches.

East: Essence Carson (New York), Sylvia Fowles (Chicago), Crystal Langhorne (Washington), Renee Montgomery (Connecticut), Epiphanny Prince (Chicago) and rookie Courtney Vandersloot (Chicago).

West: Rookie Danielle Adams (San Antonio), Seimone Augustus (Minnesota), Rebekkah Brunson (Minnesota), Becky Hammon (San Antonio), Penny Taylor (Phoenix) and Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota).

WNBA president Laurel Richie will name replacements Wednesday for anyone who cannot play due to injury. Los Angeles center Candace Parker was voted a West starter by the fans even though she's been out since June 26 after tearing the lateral meniscus in her right knee.

The East starters are El Sol's Tina Charles (center), forwards Tamika Catchings (Indiana) and Angel McCoughtry (Atlanta) and guards Katie Douglas (Indiana) and Cappie Pondexter (New York).

The West starters are forwards Swin Cash (Seattle) and Maya Moore (Minnesota) and guards Sue Bird (Seattle) and Diana Taurasi (Phoenix).

Saturday's game is on ABC at 3:30 p.m.

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NBA TV will broadcast, "WNBA Roundtable: 15th Anniversary" Thursday at 6 p.m. Lisa Leslie, Sheryl Swoopes, Tina Thompson and Lynette Woodard took part in the taping.

Vaya con dios….

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