The NBA’s best players will take center stage in Charlotte, N.C. as Team LeBron James and Team Giannis Antetokounmpo face off in a league showcase on Sunday night.
Both captains selected their squads in a draft on Thursday, Feb. 7. Kyrie Irving and James Harden will be the starting guards for Team LeBron, while Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard will be the other two forwards.
Team Giannis’ starting lineup is made up of Stephen Curry, Kemba Walker, Paul George, and Joel Embiid in addition to Antetokounmpo. Veterans Dwyane Wade (Team LeBron) and Dirk Nowitzki (Team Giannis) were both added to the All-Star Game rosters as special additions.
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The All-Star Game has notoriously lacked defense, making it a lite version of the 3-point and dunk contests that took place on Saturday. The winning team has eclipsed 150 points in four of the last five games. Team LeBron defeated Team Stephen Curry in 2018 in the first year of the new captains format.
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Sporting News will provide live updates and highlights of the NBA All-Star Game, which is being played at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.
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