Greek Freak gets LeBron All Stars top pick
Celebrity star LeBron James nodded Giannis Antetokounmpo for a spot in this year’s National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game this weekend.
This means that Antetokounmpo will be one of the main icons in this season’s NBA All Stars Game again, after the Nigerian-born Greece international secured the first selection vote from LeBron, who had the first overall pick due to the highest number of votes – about 5.9 million.
LeBron then selected Antetokounmpo, who is the two-time and reigning NBA most valuable player, while Kevin Durant (with 5.6 million votes), who is injured and will not play in the game, snatched away. his Brooklyn Nets teammate Kyrie Irving. with his first choice.
Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert of the current season leading Utah Jazz were the last two players selected in the draft for this season’s glamor and prestige game, with the sections arriving one night their availability led to a hilarious streak towards the end of the show. by TNT.
The draft came on Wednesday with the two captains making their pick, as James picked Team LeBron and his team-mate selected from Durant to fill the rosters for the 70th All-Star Game, to be held this Sunday in Atlanta. .
James chose Golden State Warriors goalie Stephen Curry, Dallas Mavericks goaltender Luka Doncic and Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic to start alongside Antetokounmpo, who was extremely confident once he found out who his teammates were. .
TEAM LeBRON – Starters: LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets).
Reserves: Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers) Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers), Chris Paul (Phoenix Suns), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics), Paul George (Los Angeles Clippers), Domantas Sabonis (Indiana Pacers), Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz ).
TEAM DURING – Starters: Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn Nets), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers), Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics).
Reserves: James Harden (Brooklyn Nets), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans), Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls), Julius Randle (New York Knicks), Nikola Vucevic (Orlando Magic), Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz).