Captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry have their teammates selected for the All Star Game in the NBA, on 18 February in LA. LeBron James chose for his former teammate Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry and opted for NBA topschutter James Harden.
For the first time in the history of the All Star Game were the two players with the largest number of votes behind their name their own team. They had no account of the Conference where the players come out.
“King James” chose in his startvijftal for Irving, who, last summer, Cleveland upgraded for Boston. His eye fell on DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis of New Orleans and Kevin Durant (Golden State).
Curry had a preference for two new stars, Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee) and Joel Embiid (Philadelphia), DeMar DeRozan (Toronto) and James Harden (Houston).
– the teams –
Team LeBron: LeBron James (Cleveland), DeMarcus Cousins (New Orleans), Anthony Davis (New Orleans), Kevin Durant (Golden State), Kyrie Irving (Boston)
Invaders: LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio), Bradley Beal (Washington), Kevin Love (Cleveland), Victor Oladipo (Indiana), Kristaps Porzingis (New York), John Wall (Washington), Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City)
Team Stephen: Stephen Curry (Golden State), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee), DeMar DeRozan (Toronto), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia), James Harden (Houston)
Invaders: Jimmy Butler (Minnesota), Draymond Green (Golden State), Al Horford (Boston), Damian Lillard (Portland), Kyle Lowry (Toronto), Klay Thompson (Golden State), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota)