Chris Bosh’s fatal flaw is that he makes the game look too easy. His fatal mistake is that he has perfected a facet of the game that can’t be slowed down and cut up and edited and slapped together for a highlight reel.

Because, really, who wants to watch the best midrange jump shooter in the game every night on SportsCenter?

So refined and effortless is Bosh’s jump shot, and by extension his pump fake, that sometimes it almost seems like he isn’t impacting a game. This is his fatal sin, which will make his addition to the starting lineup of the East All-Stars on Sunday a controversial one.

On Friday in Houston, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, moonlighting as the coach of the East All-Stars, made it official and elevated Bosh to starter in place of injured Boston guard Rajon Rondo. Bosh will take his place alongside teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in the starting lineup, giving the Heat the first trio from the same team to start an All-Star Game since 1990 (Magic Johnson, James Worthy, A.C. Green of the Lakers).

“Was there any doubt where my loyalties are?” Spoelstra asked.

Bosh doesn’t have the type of flashy game that fans crave, but basketball purists, including players and coaches in the NBA, hold Bosh’s skill set in high regard. At the age of only 28, Bosh is already an All-Star eight times over. A few more and his spot in the Hall of Fame will be all but guaranteed, if it isn’t already.

“It’s cool. It’s awesome. I’m happy,” said Bosh, who is now a three-time All-Star starter. “It’s always cool to be not only a part of All-Star Weekend but only a select few guys get to start, so I’d like to thank [Spoelstra] for giving me the nod.”

Bosh said Friday that he never lobbied to be a starter, but added, “I can’t say that my wife didn’t make a case for it.”