Los Angeles superstar Lakers, LeBron James, continues with his solid performances on and off the court, as he remained one of the most voted players on the All-Star ballot. NBA from 2022 after the second return of the fans.
After the release of the first All-Star Voting results, James led the Western Conference front-line players with just over two million votes. The 37-year-old forward ranked second overall in the West, behind Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry.
Curry led in both conferences with nearly 2.6 million votes, beating Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn in second place and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks in third. Whoever finishes first in the West becomes captain, which James has been in all four years under the new format.
Stephen Curry (West guards), Kevin Durant (East frontcourt), DeMar DeRozan (East guards) and LeBron James (West frontcourt) continue to be the top vote-getters at their respective position groups in the second fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting presented by Tissot. pic.twitter.com/dAaVBHrXi5
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The four-time NBA champion has led his teams to victory in each of the previous four All-Star Games. While James is not currently there, he is gaining ground from Curry in the second results of the vote.
More Lakers made the top 10 vote winners. Anthony Davis ranked fifth among West forwards with 1,342,294 votes and Carmelo Anthony was seventh with 886,014. Meanwhile, Russell Westbrook received 576,512 votes, good enough for sixth place among conference guards.