Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is 3rd among guards in the Western Conference in the All Star voting.  Rubio has received 133,520 votes and trails 2nd place Chris Paul of the L.A. Clippers by 460,000 votes for 2nd place.  Kobe Bryant of the Lakers is the leader with 690,000 votes.  Kevin Love is 5th among forwards with 143,814 votes.

Voting for the NBA All Star teams continues at nba.com and will conclude on January 31.  The Timberwolves play at New Orleans at 7pm tonight, pregame on WJON at 6:30.  The Wolves will play without forward Michael Beasley and guard J.J. Barea.  Beasley is out with a sprained foot while Barea has a sprained left ankle.