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Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo lead their respective conferences in the first fan returns for 2020 NBA All-Star Game voting:
Doncic is the overall voting leader at 1,073,957, while Giannis is close behind at 1,073,358. Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James is the only other player with more than one million votes at 1,020,851.
The All-Star voting will conclude on Jan. 20, and the 2020 All-Star Game will be played Feb. 16 at the United Center in Chicago.
It can be argued that Doncic and Antetokounmpo are the NBA’s leading MVP candidates, so their All-Star voting status is well earned.
Doncic, in his second NBA season, is averaging 29.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 8.9 assists per game for a Mavs team that is performing beyond expectations at 21-12.
Giannis, who is the reigning NBA MVP, has improved statistically thi