Favorites of the fans
You have All-Star starters selected by the fans. You have All-Star reserves chosen by the coaches. You have All-Star snubees who are passed over by the fans and coaches.
Then you have every ESPN analyst, from every different ESPN platform, telling you who should and shouldn't belong to each of those subsets.
So maybe it's time for a little break.
It seems a fine time to devote a little cyberspace to players who aren't All-Stars, whose names don't even appear on the All-Star ballot, but whose popularity -- in their cities, at least -- can't be debated.
This is a Stein Line that belongs to the league's Cult Heroes.
In alphabetical order ...