Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo leads NBA All-Star voting

06 January, 2018, 03:36 | Author: Virgil Todd
  • Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks over Indiana Pacers Myles Turner during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday Jan. 3 2018 in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is the leading vote-getter among all players with 863,416 and finds himself ahead of Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James by nearly 7,500 votes.

Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo is the leading vote-getter among all players, holding a 7,336 vote lead over James, who has the second-most votes.

Starters for the game are determined by a combination of fan voting (50 percent), voting from current players (25 percent) and voting from basketball media (25 percent).

TNT will reveal the All-Star Game starters, including the two captains, on Thursday, Jan. 18 during TNT NBA Tip-Off at 4 p.m. PT.

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Durant has a comfortable lead over every other frontcourt player in the Western Conference, while Curry is holding off James Harden of the Houston Rockets for the most votes received by a guard.

Under the league's new All-Star format, the top vote-getter in each conference will serve as a team captain to choose up sides. New York's Kristaps Porzingis (359,459) was fourth. Four-time All-Star Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics leads among East guards with 802,834 votes, followed by three-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors (259,368) and Victor Oladipo of the Indiana Pacers (251,886).

In the west, Durant and New Orleans Pelicans pair Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins are the top three in the frontcourt. The captains will be the All-Star starter from each conference who receives the most fan votes in his conference. Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (438,469) was third. The full teams will be declared on January 25.

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