LeBron, Antetokounmpo top early NBA All-Star vote totals

Virginia Santiago
January 5, 2019

LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo lead their conferences in voting after the first return for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game.

He's the first Dallas rookie to win the award more than once in a season since Jay Vincent won it three times in 1981-82. They will draft rosters from the players who are named as starters and reserves, regardless of conference affiliation.

Voting for the All-Star game starters remains open until January 22 (NZ time), with the starters revealed on January 25 (NZ time). However, it's still a sign of how big and powerful Lakers Nation is that the two each are top 10. Every voter will complete one full ballot featuring two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference. James and Stephen Curry were captains for last season's exhibition, the first under the new format.

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The top vote-getters from each conference will serve as team captains. After that, the league's coaching staffs will fill out the game's reserves. A playground-style draft in which the two captains pick their side will be televised this year.

Russell Westbrook laughs between teammates Paul George, left, and Steven Adams while waiting to take a photo during media day for the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. He is now seventh in the polls among Eastern Conference guards with 128,605 votes.

Voting from fans, players and media will conclude on January 21 at 11:59 p.m.

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The Lakers are also represented by Kyle Kuzma receiving 195,477 votes, good for eighth amongst frontcourt players in the Western Conference. The network will announce reserves, as selected by National Basketball Association head coaches, on Thursday, Jan. 31.

TNT will reveal the All-Star Game starters, including two captains, on January 24.

Details for the All-Star draft have yet to be announced.

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