Bradley Beal says the NBA All-Star selection process ‘does not make sense’

Wizards guard Bradley Beal respects Carmelo Anthony, but he isn’t sure how the Knicks forward was named Kevin Love’s All-Star injury replacement in spite of all he’s done for Washington this season.

“I’m taking absolutely nothing away from [Carmelo], but the process of it does not make sense,” Beal told reporters Thursday, according to The Washington Post’s Candace Buckner. “If they reward winning, then I don’t understand how the decision was made. It was kind of weird to me.”

Love is expected to miss six weeks to undergo knee surgery, and the NBA announced Anthony would play in place of the Cavaliers big man, replacing one forward with another. But while Anthony is averaging 23.4 points per game this season, his Knicks are reeling, sitting 11 games below .500 with a 7-21 record since Christmas.

The Wizards are third in the Eastern Conference with a 34-21 record, and Beal’s 22.2 points per game on 40.2 percent three-point shooting…