Luka Doncic’s last milestone: he will be the youngest foreigner to be in an ‘All Star’

  • It is the non-American who soon comes to an appointment like this
  • He will start in the LeBron team, the one of the Western conference
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The Slovenian base Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks) will start in the 'All Star' that next February 17 will face in the United Center of Chicago the best players in the NBA, with the West and East teams led again by LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), respectively.

The NBA announced last morning to the ten players who will play at the start of the game with the most 'glamor' on the planet, where the former Real Madrid player has sneaked for the first time, reaffirming that with only 20 years he is already one of the stars more glittering in the NBA.

The players were divided into four categories, two per Conference: exterior and interior. In the section of western players outside, Doncic was the most voted by fans, players and specialized press. Only two other players raised such unanimity: James and Antetokounmpo.

In this way, the Slovenian will share ownership in the outside game with James Harden (Houston Rockets), within a powerful alignment of the West where they will also form Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers), Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers) and the aforementioned LeBron James , who becomes the third player with more 'All Star' (16) and already has only Kobe Bryant (18) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (19) ahead of him.

As for the East, in addition to Antetokounmpo, the MVP in force in the league, they will start the Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks), Kemba Walker (Boston Celtics), Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors) and Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers) start-up match.

The names of the ten owners are revealed, now we need to know the fourteen substitutes, seven per team. This election will be the task of the coaches of each team and will be officially announced on January 30.


WEST CONFERENCE: Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), James Harden (Houston Rockets), Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers), LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) and Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers).

EAST CONFERENCE: Bring Young (Atlanta Hawks), Kemba Walker (Boston Celtics), Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks) and Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers).