MDP Live - The NBA has finally released the list of starters for the upcoming 2022 All-Star Game in Cleveland. For the second time, LeBron James and Kevin Durant were selected as team captains.
In the western conference, there was LeBron James who got the most votes. For the backcourt position, Stephen Curry and Ja Morant are filled. This is the first time Morant has been selected for the All-Star squad. For the frontcourt lineup besides LeBron, there are Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets and Andrew Wiggins of the Golden State Warriors.
Moving to the eastern conference, Kevin Durant will be accompanied by Giannis Antetokounmpo and Joel Embiid. All three are strong candidates for the MVP title this season. For the backcourt sector, there are two popular names, namely Trae Young and DeMar DeRozan.
LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Ja Morant, Andrew Wiggins and Nikola Jokic
Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Trae Young and DeMar DeRozan.
For the All-Star Game concept, nothing has changed from last season. Both LeBron and Durant will draft to select their respective troops. The plan for the reserve players will be announced on 3 February. The draft process itself will be held and broadcast on television on February 10. Meanwhile, the highlight of the All-Star Game itself will be on February 20.