James and Antetokounmpo Lead NBA All-Star Voting

James and Antetokounmpo Lead NBA All-Star Voting

NBA All-Star Voting presented by AT&T, Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo maintain their lead in the Western and Eastern Conferences, respectively.

The voting, set to conclude on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET, will see its final “3-for-1 Day” tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 19), where each fan vote will count triple.

In the Western Conference frontcourt, LeBron James takes the top spot, closely followed by Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokić and Phoenix Suns forward Kevin Durant in second and third place, respectively.

Jokić currently holds a significant lead of 31,642 votes over Durant. Meanwhile, at the West guard position, Luka Dončić of the Dallas Mavericks secures the leading position, with Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry in second and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder trailing Curry by 285,041 votes in third.

Turning to the Eastern Conference, Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to dominate the frontcourt voting, flanked by Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid in second place and Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum in third.

Notably, the difference between Embiid and Tatum is a mere 3,691 votes. In the East guard category, Tyrese Haliburton of the Indiana Pacers leads, with Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks in second, and Damian Lillard of the Milwaukee Bucks in third, trailing Young by 85,862 votes.

Fan participation remains a significant factor, accounting for 50% of the vote to determine the starters for the 2024 NBA All-Star Game. The other 50% is divided equally between current NBA players and a media panel. TNT is set to unveil the NBA All-Star Game starters on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. ET.

The NBA All-Star Voting, presented by AT&T, began on Tuesday, Dec. 19, and fans can continue to cast their votes until the deadline on Jan. 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The 73rd NBA All-Star Game is scheduled to take place on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. ET at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, airing on TNT and reaching fans globally in more than 200 countries and territories in over 50 languages.

As the countdown to the All-Star Game continues, NBA players and media will join fans in selecting the starters. Fan voting updates are shared on the first three Thursdays in January, with TNT revealing the All-Star Game starters on Jan. 25 and announcing the reserves on Feb. 1 during TNT NBA Tip-Off.