Injured Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will be replaced as a Western Conference All-Star starter by Houston Rockets guard James Harden, a source told Yahoo Sports.
This should come at no surprise considering how well Harden has played this season. Harden is averaging 23.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.4 steals on the year, which are all well over his career averages. ANALYST: Matthew Beck
DeMarcus Ware will not play Week 12.
This is the third straight game Ware is going to miss due to a back injury. Even after missing the last two games, Ware stills leads the Broncos with 6 1/2 sacks. He's as demonstrative to quarterbacks as always, even at 33 years old. Analysis: James Grande