The NBA has finalized a lot of the particulars concerning the 2021 All-Star Sport, so now the main target shifts to the choice course of.
Forward of this 12 months’s All-Star festivities, which can happen March 7 in Atlanta, the league has launched the second spherical of fan voting results. A couple of huge names are unsurprisingly on the prime of the lists, however there are some eye-openers on the leaderboards.
Kevin Durant and LeBron James emerged because the main vote-getters within the Japanese and Western Conferences, respectively, incomes greater than 4 million votes every. Trae Younger, who completed first amongst East guards in final 12 months’s returns, did not even break the highest 5 at his place. After which there’s the curious case of Klay Thompson, the No. 8 guard within the West regardless of being out for the season with an Achilles harm.
You may try the latest results beneath forward of the 2021 All-Star break.
How does the NBA All-Star voting course of work?
The fan vote accounts for 50 p.c of the entire vote to find out the starters for the NBA All-Star Sport. Present gamers and media members cut up the opposite 50 p.c. Every poll consists of two guards and three frontcourt gamers from every convention. Reserves are chosen by NBA head coaches, and league commissioner Adam Silver chooses harm replacements if mandatory.
All-Star captains will then draft their groups from the eligible pool of gamers (starters in first spherical, reserves in second spherical). Captains can be chosen based mostly on which gamers earn essentially the most fan votes in every convention. They aren’t required to draft based mostly on convention affiliation or place.
Key dates forward of the 2021 NBA All-Star Sport
Fan voting for the 2021 NBA All-Star Sport ends Tuesday, Feb. 16, and the beginning pool can be introduced two days in a while Thursday, Feb. 18.
- Fan voting ends: Feb. 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET
- All-Star starters introduced: Feb. 18
- All-Star reserves introduced: Feb. 23
- All-Star Draft: TBD
- Abilities Problem and 3-point Contest: March 7 (earlier than All-Star Sport)
- Slam Dunk Contest: March 7 (at halftime of All-Star Sport)
- 2021 NBA All-Star Sport: March 7
NBA All-Star 2021 fan voting results (second spherical)
Japanese Convention guards
|1.||Bradley Beal, Wizards||2,528,719|
|2.||Kyrie Irving, Nets||2,104,130|
|3.||James Harden, Nets||1,829,504|
|4.||Jaylen Brown, Celtics||1,062,888|
|5.||Zach LaVine, Bulls||936,309|
|6.||Trae Younger, Hawks||737,126|
|7.||Collin Sexton, Cavaliers||365,942|
|8.||Derrick Rose, Knicks||342,177|
|9.||Russell Westbrook, Wizards||339,498|
|10.||Fred VanVleet, Raptors||255,161|
Japanese Convention frontcourt
|1.||Kevin Durant, Nets||4,234,433|
|2.||Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks||3,282,478|
|3.||Joel Embiid, 76ers||3,022,105|
|4.||Jayson Tatum, Celtics||1,680,780|
|5.||Jimmy Butler, Warmth||662,691|
|6.||Bam Adebayo, Warmth||578,133|
|7.||Domantas Sabonis, Pacers||397,711|
|8.||Julius Randle, Knicks||387,114|
|9.||Gordon Hayward, Celtics||352,667|
|10.||Jerami Grant, Pistons||282,605|
Western Convention guards
|1.||Stephen Curry, Warriors||4,033,050|
|2.||Luka Doncic, Mavericks||2,484,552|
|3.||Damian Lillard, Path Blazers||2,095,157|
|4.||Donovan Mitchell, Jazz||479,241|
|5.||Ja Morant, Grizzlies||437,632|
|6.||Devin Booker, Suns||391,116|
|7.||Chris Paul, Suns||278,128|
|8.||Klay Thompson, Warriors||225,169|
|9.||CJ McCollum, Path Blazers||218,160|
|10.||Alex Caruso, Lakers||214,997|
Western Convention frontcourt
|1.||LeBron James, Lakers||4,369,533|
|2.||Nikola Jokic, Nuggets||3,006,981|
|3.||Kawhi Leonard, Clippers||2,462,621|
|4.||Anthony Davis, Lakers||2,329,371|
|5.||Paul George, Clippers||1,024,233|
|6.||Zion Williamson, Pelicans||842,439|
|7.||Andrew Wiggins, Warriors||552,661|
|8.||Christian Wooden, Rockets||525,018|
|9.||Brandon Ingram, Pelicans||433,041|
|10.||Carmelo Anthony, Path Blazers||346,812|