After half a year of grueling season, the NBA is ready to send its best players to the North for this year's All-Star Game. The event is a treat for all NBA fans around the globe, so get ready to see the best players in the world in one basketball court. Now, we'll give the All-Star lineup in both NBA conferences.
Let's start with players from Western Conference. The line-up for this team is a blend of veteran players and rising stars. It is also interesting to see Kobe Bryant's last appearance in the All-Star event before he ends his illustrious career. The Los Angeles Lakers guard is the West's leading vote-getter.
The new bloods to enter the All-Star game are San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard and Dallas' Zaza Pachulia. Both of these players produced amazing numbers in their recent games, helping them to earn a spot in the upcoming event in Toronto.
As expected, Stephen Curry made it to the Western Conference starting lineup. The Golden State Warriors hotshot is on his way to become the Most Valuable Player of the year again. He is now making one of the greatest offensive seasons of all time.
Furthermore, one of the most prolific players in the NBA earned a ticket in the Toronto All-Star game. Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook will definitely make the exhibition game exciting with his tremendous dunks and on-point passes.
Here's the complete lineup of Western Conference starting players:
- Kobe Bryant
- Stephen Curry
- Russell Westbrook
- Kevin Durant
- Kawhi Leonard
Now, let's take a look at Eastern Conference lineup. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James comfortably earned one of the East frontcourt spots. He will play alongside Indiana's Paul George and New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony.
In the backcourt, Dwayne Wade is the leading vote-getter for the Eastern lineup. At the age of 34, he's still capable of making amazing plays for his team. The Heat guard averages 18 points, four rebounds and nearly five assists per game.
For the second straight year, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry earned a backcourt spot for the All-Star game. After training hard during the offseason, he is now averaging a career-high 21 points while making six assists and five rebounds per game.
Here's the complete linuep of Eastern Conference starting players:
- Dwyane Wade
- LeBron James
- Kyle Lowry
- Paul George
- Carmelo Anthony
Meanwhile, here's how to watch the All-Star game:
Time: 7 p.m. ET