This week we got our first peek at early results of the fan vote for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game. Phoenix Suns savior Devin Booker ranked ninth among guards from the Western Conference.
The fan vote gets us 50% of the way towards determining the ten starters for the mid-February classic. Current NBA players and the media each account for a quarter of the vote. Voting closes on Monday, Jan. 21 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Eastern Conference numbers:
1. Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL), 991,561 votes
2. Kawhi Leonard (TOR), 774,172 votes
3. Joel Embiid (PHI), 648,002 votes
4. Jimmy Butler (PHI), 222,206 votes
5. Jayson Tatum (BOS), 214,622 votes
6. Blake Griffin (DET), 192,694 votes
7. Vince Carter (ATL) , 76,022 votes
8. Andre Drummond (DET), 68,204 votes
9. Gordon Hayward (BOS), 66,492 votes
10. Al Horford (BOS), 62,288 votes
1. Kyrie Irving (BOS), 910,329 votes
2. Dwyane Wade (MIA), 409,156 votes
3. Kemba Walker (CHA), 319,519 votes
4. Ben Simmons (PHI), 259,993 votes
5. Victor Oladipo (IND), 198,009 votes
6. Kyle Lowry (TOR), 180,571 votes
7. Zach LaVine (CHI), 128,605 votes
8. Jeremy Lin (ATL), 62,573 votes
9. Bradley Beal (WAS), 61,269 votes
10. John Wall (WAS), 54,366 votes
And the West:
1. LeBron James (LAL), 1,083,363 votes
2. Luka Dončić (DAL), 679,839 votes
3. Kevin Durant (GSW), 659,968 votes
4. Anthony Davis (NOP), 605,417 votes
5. Paul George (OKC), 580,055 votes
6. Steven Adams (OKC), 261,327 votes
7. Nikola Jokić (DEN), 235,272 votes
8. Kyle Kuzma (LAL), 195,477 votes
9. Draymond Green (GSW), 138,017 votes
10. DeMarcus Cousins (GSW), 92,977 votes
1. Stephen Curry (GSW), 793,111 votes
2. Derrick Rose (MIN), 698,086 votes
3. James Harden (HOU), 541,606 votes
4. Russell Westbrook (OKC), 459,792 votes
5. Klay Thompson (GSW), 247,618 votes
6. Damian Lillard (POR), 200,609 votes
7. DeMar DeRozan (SAS), 197,524 votes
8. Lonzo Ball (LAL), 175,040 votes
9. Devin Booker (PHO), 111,897 votes
10. Chris Paul (HOU), 101,104 votes
We’ll get the next update on Thursday, Jan. 10. The final update will come on Thursday, Jan. 17.
Here’s how you can vote:
• NBA.com voting page at NBA.com/vote: Fill out one full ballot per day (per day is defined as once every 24 hours) on NBA.com/vote from a desktop or mobile browser. Fans can select up to two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference when choosing starters.
• NBA App: Access the ballot and vote through the app, which is available on Android and Fans can fill out one full ballot per day and select up to two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference when choosing starters.
• Google: Vote on com or the Google Search App by searching “NBA Vote” and “NBA All-Star Vote” or simply by searching for your favorite player or team. Fans may submit votes for 10 unique players per day.
• The Google Assistant: NBA All-Star Voting is available on the Google Assistant for the first time. Vote via any Google Assistant-enabled device by saying, “Google, talk to NBA All-Star.” Fans may submit votes for up to 10 unique players per The Google Assistant is available on laptops, phones, speakers, tablets and other connected devices.
The 68th NBA All-Star Game, which will take place at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. ET.