2022 NBA All-Star starters announced, Annunciati i titolari dell'NBA All-Star

The starters for this year’s NBA All-Star Game were announced on Thursday, Annunciati i titolari dell'NBA All-Star.

Los angeles lakers stella LeBron James was di nome as the captain for the Western Conference team, the 18th time he’s been named to the All-Star team, tying Kobe Bryant for second place all time behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [object Window] 19.
It also means that the 37-year-old has been a captain in each of the five years the NBA has used the current system to pick its teams.
    James will be returning to Cleveland for the All-Star Game, which takes place on February 10, the city where he began his NBA career in 2003 and where he won a title in 2016.
      James in action during the first half of a game against the Miami Heat.

      James is joined by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic and Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins as starters for the West.
        It is Curry’s eighth selection to the All-Star Game, while for reigning NBA MVP Jokic, it is the Serbian big man’s fourth selection.
        Morant and Wiggins will both be making their debuts, with Morant having a breakout season with the ascendent Grizzlies while Wiggins has played a big part in the Warriorsexcellent season.
          Wiggins described finding out he was a starter asmind blowing.
          I was taking my pregame nap and my girl and daughter woke me up and told me: ‘You are a starter, you are a starter.I thought I was dreaming for a second. ero come, ‘What is going on?’ It was a good way to learn that I made it to the All-Star, and I am thankful,” lui detto i media.
          I have been putting in a lot of work and I have found a home here. Fiduciosamente, I can keep it going and this is not the last one.
          Kevin Durant will be the captain of the Eastern Conference’s team, meaning it’s the same set of All-Star captains as in 2021.
          Durant against the New Orleans Pelicans.

          It’s unclear whether the Brooklyn Nets star will actually feature in the game as he continues his recovery from a sprained knee ligament.
          Joining 12-time All-Star Durant is Chicago Bulls guard-forward DeMar DeRozan, Trae Young, guardia degli Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.
          It’s the ‘Greek Freak’ssixth selectiontying Abdul-Jabbar’s Bucks franchise record for selectionsthe fifth for Embiid and the second for Young.
          For DeRozan, the Bulls star has enjoyed a resurgent season, helping Chicago to the second spot in the Eastern Conference.
          The announcement of DeRozan’s fifth All-Star selection was made by teammate Zach LaVinewho just fell short of being named to the team as wellon the flight to the Bullsnext game.
            Fan ballots accounted for 50% del voto, with a media panel and current players each accounting for 25%.
            The reserves for the game will be announced on February 3 and are voted on by head coaches in each conference.

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