Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

NBA All-Star Voting Results 2018: Starters, Rosters & Captains

A list of NBA players who probably voted for themselves as All-Stars New NBA All-Star Game format provides intrigue
Rita Gibson | 19 January, 2018, 09:26

Warriors' forward Draymond Green received the second-most fan votes among frontcourt players in the Western Conference, but player and media votes knocked Green out of the starting lineup.

James and Curry will make their first four picks from the pool of starters, but they dont have to stick to conference affiliation.

He could start his team with Golden States Kevin Durant, who teamed with Curry to beat James and the Cavs in last seasons Finals. West concept. While twelve players each will be picked out the two conferences the players with the most votes in their respective conference will be the captain. James will select ahead of Curry because he finished finished with the highest overall voting total.

It's the first year for the new format, created to spice up an All-Star Game that's grown stale in recent years.

LeBron James and Stephen Curry were officially announced as team captains after getting the most number of fan votes for the Eastern and Western Conference, respectively, when the results of the voting were announced by the National Basketball Association on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).

Georgia Tech Basketball: Turnovers doom Jackets in loss to UVA
De'Andre Hunter scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia won its ninth straight game, 64-48 over Georgia Tech on Thursday night. After having four games of relatively clean play, Virginia's top-ranked defense suffocated the Jackets throughout the game.

NBA fans will have a better sense of the 2018 NBA All-Star rosters tonight. TNT will televise the All-Star Game for the 16th consecutive year, marking Turner Sports' 33rd year of NBA All-Star coverage. He was sixth in player voting and seventh in media voting.

Joel Embiid, making his first All-Star appearance, will be among the starters while Kyrie Irving and DeMar DeRozan also make up the rest of the Eastern Conference starters.

Under the new format, the top vote-getters in each conference, in this case LeBron James and Steph Curry, will be named captains. The All-Star reserves, as selected by NBA head coaches, will be unveiled on Tuesday, Jan. 23 during TNT NBA Tip-Off at 7 p.m. ET.

It's the second consecutive year the Houston Rockets guard has been voted a starter for the game, which takes place February 18 in Los Angeles.

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