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Manu Ginóbili and Al Horford Selected for NBA All-Star Game

Manu Ginóbili (20), jugador argentino de los Spurs de San Antonio, supera la defensa de Chuck Hayes, de los Rockets de Houston, en el tercer cuarto del juego del sábado 29 de enero del 2011, en San Antonio. (Foto AP/Eric Gay)

Manu Ginóbili (20), jugador argentino de los Spurs de San Antonio, supera la defensa de Chuck Hayes, de los Rockets de Houston, en el tercer cuarto del juego del sábado 29 de enero del 2011, en San Antonio. (Foto AP/Eric Gay)

Latinos will have a presence at the NBA All-Star game.

Manu Ginóbili and Al Horford were selected to join the squads Thursday. They join Carmelo Anthony, forward for the Denver Nuggets, to round out the Hispanic representation in the game.

Ginóbili, of the San Antonio Spurs, and Horford, forward for the Atlanta Hawks, will be reserves for, respectively, the West and East squads.

Ginóbili is from Argentina and Horford is of Dominican heritage. Anthony, who was born in Brooklyn and raised in Baltimore, is half Puerto Rican. 

The exhibition is set for February 20 in Los Angeles.

Based on reporting by the Associated Press.

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