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LeBron James leads all players in fan voting for NBA All-Star Game

05 January, 2019, 04:13 | Author: Rachael Silva
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The NBA released its first update on fan voting for the 2019 All-Star Game in Charlotte - and millions of fans have combined to make some very curious choices.

Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose has had a career rebirth this season, but is it enough for him to earn a bid to this year's NBA All-Star Game?

With more than 409,000 votes, Wade is almost 90,000 votes ahead of third place, now held by point guard Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets. Fan balloting accounts for 50 percent of the vote to determine the All-Star Game's 10 starters, with players and a media panel each accounting for 25 percent of the vote. Lonzo Ball is eighth in the backcourt 175,040 votes. The two guards and three frontcourt players with the best average weighted rank will be named starters.


The All-Star format will be the same as last season. After that, the league's coaching staffs will fill out the game's reserves. Unlike past year, the All-Star draft WILL be televised this season although the draft date has not yet been announced. That number may stay the same this year, but for the first time during that stretch it looks like Draymond Green might be at home watching his teammates like everyone else. DeMarcus Cousins, who hasn't played a game since last January, appearing at all!

Voting from fans, players and media will conclude on January 21 at 11:59 p.m. The reserves, as selected by the head coaches, will be announced January 31 on TNT.

In case you forgot - the player from the Western Conference that receives the most votes and the player from the Eastern Conference that receives the most votes will be the two captains who then draft the teams from the pool of All-Stars. You can expect the All-Star draft to be televised on TNT.

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