LeBron James sees his wish come true. In the All Star Game of the NBA, on 17 February in Charlotte (North Carolina), will he even be able to show up alongside his former team-mate Kyrie Irving.
James and the Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo got the audience the most votes and were wed night in front of the cameras of TNT in their team (eight account holders and fourteen invaders) together.
“King James” chose as the first for Kevin Durant of champion Golden State. Then he selected Irving, with whom he in 2016 at Cleveland the title picked up. Irving chose in 2017, frustrated because he was in the shadow of James, for Boston. Only recently reconciled the two celebrities with each other.
Also Dwyane Wade, a former teammate of James, will be part of the team. He got per exception to the invitation of the NBA to the impending end of his career to celebrate.
In addition to Durant and Irving is the basisvijf of “team LeBron” from Kawhi Leonard (Toronto) and James Harden (Houston).
Antetokounmpo is a five with Stephen Curry (Golden State), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia), Paul George (OKC) and Kemba Walker (Charlotte).
Since 2018 is the All Star Game no longer a game between teams from the Eastern and Western Conference. Two captains should be allowed to choose from a list that is compiled by public, players, coaches and the press.
Base: LeBron James, LA Lakers), Kevin Durant (Golden State), Kyrie Irving (Boston), Kawhi Leonard (Toronto), James Harden (Houston)
Raiders: Anthony Davis (New Orleans), Klay Thompson (Golden State), Damian Lillard (Portland), Russell Westbrook (OKC), LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota), Bradley Beal (Washington), Dwyane Wade (Miami)
Coach: Michael Malone (Denver)
Basis: Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee), Stephen Curry (Golden State), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia), Paul George (OKC), Kemba Walker (Charlotte)
Invaders: Khris Middleton (Milwaukee), Nikola Jokic (Denver), Ben Simmons (Philadelphia), Blake Griffin (Detroit), DAngelo Russell (Brooklyn), Nikola Vucevic (Orlando), Kyle Lowry (Toronto), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas)
Coach: Mike Budenholzer (Milwaukee)