Giannis named All-Star starter again
Second straight year for Bucks forward
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game for the second year in a row.
Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.2 points, 10.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists a game this season.
Cleveland’s Lebron James was the highest vote-getter and will be the captain of a team along with Golden State’s Steph Curry – the top vote getter in the Western Conference.
James and Curry will pick the teams that will face off in the All-Star Game in Los Angeles February 18.
EASTERN CONFERENCE STARTERS
Captain – Lebron James (Cleveland), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia), Kyrie Irving (Boston), DeMar DeRozan (Toronto)
WESTERN CONFERENCE STARTERS
Captain – Steph Curry (Golden State), Anthony Davis (New Orleans), Kevin Durant (Golden State), James Harden (Houston), DeMarcus Cousins (New Orleans)
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