James, Antetokounmpo lead NBA All-Star fan voting

James, Antetokounmpo lead NBA All-Star fan voting

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. Golden State's Steph Curry leads all Western Conference guards with just over 2 million votes while Kevin Durant is sitting at No. 4 among Western Conference frontcourt players.

George has 1,859,216 votes, trailing only the Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (2,779,812) and Dallas' Luca Doncic (2,220,077) among Western Conference frontcourt players. Ball and Kuzma, along with Brandon Ingram, were selected to the Rising Stars Game last season.

The fan vote, which opened December 25, accounts for 50 percent of the vote to determine the 10 All-Star starters.

Voting for fans, players and media will conclude on January 21.

The top vote-getters from each conference will serve as team captains.

Just like previous year, the leading vote-getter from each conference will serve as a captain and will draft their rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference. Reserves will be determined by a vote of National Basketball Association head coaches. Unlike past year, the All-Star draft WILL be televised this season although the draft date has not yet been announced.

In the Eastern Conference, Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker and 76ers guard Ben Simmons are third and fourth in the backcourt voting.

The two guards and three front-court players with the best score in each conference will be named NBA All-Star Game starters.

National Basketball Association head coaches will vote for the reserves and also for replacement nominees in case of an injury, which could bring a few other names into consideration down the line.

Complete details of the second 2019 NBA All-Star Game fan voting update below.

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