Confirmed the starting five for the ‘All-Star’ 2023 with LeBron James and Antetokounmpo as captains


Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks center Giannis Antetokounmpo will be the captains of the 2023 NBA ‘All Star’ teams, who have already chosen their 10 starters based on the players who have received the most votes .

The starters for the 2023 ‘All-Star’ game were selected by fans, representing 50 percent; current NBA players, with 25 percent, and a panel of media professionals, also with 25 percent.

In the Western Conference, with the captaincy of LeBron James, the starting lineup is completed by Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic and interior players Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets) and Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans). .

While in the East the aforementioned Antetokounmpo will begin the meeting on February 19, as captain, the Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland cvaliers guard Donovan Mitchell and the interiors Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets) and Jason Tatum (Boston Celtics ).

All, as in the West, were the most voted for by fans, players and journalists. The 14 players -7 for each team- that will complete the benches will be announced next Thursday, February 2.

The NBA ‘All-Star’ 2023 will be held in the city of Salt Lake City, the home of the Utah Jazz, from February 17 to 19. In addition to the stellar match on the last day of the event at the Vivint Arena with a capacity for 18,300 people, there will also be the Match of the Famous and the traditional contests.