Sam I Am is an easy choice

Updated: January 14, 2004, 10:52 AM ET
By Greg Anthony | ESPN Insider
Who's been the best of the best in the West so far this year? Let's take a look at who should be starting in the All-Star Game and why.

At the point guard this actually was an easy choice -- Sam "I Am The Man" Cassell, one of the most underrated players in the league. The guy has won two championships and been a thorn in the side of every opposing guard he's played against.

Former NBA guard Greg Anthony covers basketball for Insider. He joined ESPN in November 2002 as a studio analyst for the network's NBA coverage. He appears on all of ESPN and ESPN2's NBA studio shows.