Team LeBron vs Team Giannis
The 2019 All-Star Game is the 68th edition of the exhibition basketball event.
The city of Charlotte is hosting the All-Star Weekend for the second time, after previously hosting the event in 1991.
The game marks the second edition of the new format where the two highest vote-getters act as captains and pick their rosters for the game.
Where to Watch
Date: Monday, Feb. 18
Time: 6:30 AM IST
TV: Sony ESPN
Location: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC
Los Angeles Lakers' forward LeBron James (15th appearance) received the most votes for this year's All-Star game voting - 4,620,809.
Having received the most votes in the league, James was named the captain of Team LeBron and was given the first pick in the league's first-ever televised All-Star Draft.
|1.||Kevin Durant||Golden State Warriors||10th|
|3.||Kyrie Irving||Boston Celtics||6th|
|5.||Kawhi Leonard||Toronto Raptors||3rd|
|7.||James Harden||Houston Rockets||7th|
|10.||Anthony Davis||New Orleans Pelicans||6th|
|12.||Klay Thompson||Golden State Warriors||5th|
|14||Damian Lillard||Portland Trail Blazers||4th|
|16.||Russell Westbrook*||Oklahoma City Thunder||8th|
|18.||LaMarcus Aldridge||San Antonio Spurs||7th|
|20.||Karl-Anthony Towns||Minnesota Timberwolves||2nd|
|22.||Bradley Beal||Washington Wizards||2nd|
|23.||Dwyane Wade||Miami Heat||13th|
In the East, Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (3rd appearance) received the most votes (4,375,747), making him the captain of the other All-Star team.
|2.||Stephen Curry||Golden State Warriors||6th|
|4.||Joel Embiid||Philadelphia 76ers||2nd|
|6.||Paul George||Oklahoma City Thunder||6th|
|8.||Kemba Walker||Charlotte Hornets||3rd|
|9.||Khris Middleton||Milwaukee Bucks||Debut|
|11.||Nikola Jokic||Denver Nuggets||Debut|
|13.||Ben Simmons*||Philadelphia 76ers||Debut|
|15.||Blake Griffin||Detroit Pistons||6th|
|17.||D'Angelo Russell||Brooklyn Nets||Debut|
|19.||Nikola Vucevic||Orlando Magic||Debut|
|21.||Kyle Lowry||Toronto Raptors||5th|
|23.||Dirk Nowitzki||Dallas Mavericks||14th|
*Both captains - LeBron and Giannis - agreed to trade Russell Westbrook for Ben Simmons.
Last Time They Played
Date: Feb. 18, 2018
Score: Team LeBron 148-145 Team Stephen
Team LeBron: LeBron James - 29 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists on 12-of-17 shooting.
Team Stephen: DeMar DeRozan - 21 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals on 7-of-13 shooting.