Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James have been named captains for the NBA All-Star Game once again.
The NBA MVPs will head-up the East and West after leading their respective conferences in fan votes. They will draft the rosters for the next All-Star Game, selecting from players voted in as starters and reserves. The NBA made the announcement on Thursday evening.
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James’ Western Conference starter pool includes the Lakers’ Anthony Davis (frontcourt), the Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Dončić (guard), the Houston Rockets’ James Harden (guard) and the LA Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard (frontcourt).
The Antetokounmpo-led Eastern Conference starter pool features the Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid (frontcourt), the Toronto Raptors’ Pascal Siakam (frontcourt), the Boston Celtics’ Kemba Walker (guard) and the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young (guard).
The game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 at the United Center in Chicago. As such, Chicago natives Chance the Rapper, his brother Taylor Bennett, and Common will all be performing during the weekend.
The team rosters will be revealed on TNT in a special 2020 NBA All-Star Draft on Thursday, February 6 at 7 PM ET.