NBA All-Star Game 2020: LeBron James, Giannis Lead 2nd Voting Results

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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James dribbles past Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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It’s looking increasingly like the captains for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game will be the same stars as a year ago.  

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James lead the second returns of All-Star voting, released Thursday by the NBA. Antetokounmpo looks like a near-lock to be an All-Star captain for the second straight season, while James is closely followed by Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic and teammate Anthony Davis.

   

Western Conference All-Star Voting

Frontcourt

1.  LeBron James (LAL) 3,359,871

2.  Anthony Davis (LAL) 3,124,446

3. Kawhi Leonard (LAC) 2,210,539

4. Paul George (LAC) 845,719

5. Nikola Jokic (DEN) 559,881

Backcourt

1. Luka Doncic (DAL) 3,277,870

2. James Harden (HOU) 2,167,269

3. Damian Lillard (POR) 687,855

4. Stephen Curry (GSW) 595,913

5. Russell Westbrook (HOU) 581,500

    

Eastern Conference All-Star Voting

Frontcourt

1. Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL) 3,259,383

2. Joel Embiid (PHI) 1,784,211

3. Pascal Siakam (TOR) 1,730,763

4. Jimmy Butler (MIA) 1,400,293

5. Jayson Tatum (BOS) 1,182,663

Backcourt

1. Trae Young (ATL) 1,389,628

2. Kyrie Irving (BKN) 1,351,997

3. Kemba Walker (BOS) 1,331,577

4. Derrick Rose (DET) 918,550

5. Zach LaVine (CHI) 572,022

    

James has been an All-Star captain each of the first two years under the new fantasy draft format. Fan voting represents 50 percent of the formula used to determine All-Stars, with media members and players each h


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