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LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo Expand Leads In Second ASG Voting Returns

11 January, 2019, 11:40 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
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In the second fan returns, James leads all players with 2,779,812 votes to maintain the top spot in the Western Conference frontcourt.

With voting still under way, George is part of a Western Conference starting five led by James and also featuring Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose and Durant's Golden State Warriors teammate Stephen Curry.

Back-to-back NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant has been knocked out of the Western Conference starting five in the most recent fan voting for the All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday.

Walker, a reserve in the last two All-Star Games, is now third in Eastern Conference fan voting among guards behind the Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving and Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade. Voting among current players counts 25 percent and votes from media covering the National Basketball Association counts the other 25 percent.

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Last year was the first year of the captain format, and this year will be the first time the captains' draft will be televised, per this ESPN.com report. A third report on all-star balloting will come out on January 17 before the final votes are then revealed for the 10 starters on January 24.

Oklahoma City's Paul George (13) grimaces as he picks up his dribble during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Washington Wizards at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.

Hornets guard Kemba Walker is on the outside of being an All-Star Game starter in Charlotte next month, based on a running tally of fan votes the National Basketball Association announced Thursday. The NBA Celebrity and Rising Stars game will be Feb. 15, the Slam Dunk contest and 3-point shootout will be Feb. 16 and the NBA All-Star Game will be at 8 p.m. ET on Feb. 17.

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