Team LeBron features seven players from the East and five players from the West, with seven frontcourt players and five guards. Both teams played defense for long stretches and contested many shots, with LeBron's group even picking up full-court late in the first half. But last year, I talked with Paul Millsap, a four-time All-Star, about how awkward it is to be a guy who lacks flash in a fun, carefree game like this. Team Stephen will be coached by the head coach from the Western Conference team with the best record through Feb. He even got Cleveland teammate Kevin Love, who's been the target of locker room criticism.
Curry assembled a fast, shooting team, while James went with star power. Guys like Luol Deng and Joakim Noah simply don't blend into these sorts of contests very well. Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. But as far as the actual basketball goes, it is interesting to note that Curry has the market cornered on shooting. I actually have a rooting interest and I think that players from both sides legitimately have an interest in winning this game. Sin representación española por primera vez desde 2014, con retransmisión para 215 países en 50 idiomas y concierto de Pharrell Williams en el descanso.
Not many foresaw how All-Star Saturday night would play out, as every single event involved a huge upset. MacMahon: Any way LeBron can trade John Wall for his banana-boat buddy Chris Paul? What's your best non-draft All-Star Game fix? As the All-Star starter from each conference who received the most fan votes in his conference, James and Curry drafted the team rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference. Team Stephen showcases seven players from the West and five players from the East, with seven guards and five frontcourt players. Team LeBron will be coached by the head coach from the Eastern Conference team with the best record through games played on Sunday, Feb. James drafted DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Pelicans , Anthony Davis New Orleans , Kevin Durant Golden State and Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics to join him in the starting lineup. He secured the latter player's teammate, Anthony Davis, who just dropped 45 against the best team in the East.
LeBron either decided to troll his former teammate or Kyrie was left last among starters. The game will reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages. What's one trade you would make? The captains alternated picks in each round until all players in that round had been selected. For the first time in a long time, could this be a hard fought game? Nothing is certain during All-Star Weekend, however, as the exciting lead-up to this marquee event has proven. Herring: Yes, but televise it! MacMullan: I would trade Damian Lillard from Team Steph to Team LeBron for Bradley Beal, purely for entertainment purposes. MacMullan: I liked the idea of mixing it up, but there wasn't enough blending for my taste. For reserves, Curry chose Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwolves , Draymond Green Golden State , Al Horford Boston , Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers , Kyle Lowry Toronto , Klay Thompson Golden State and Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota.
James drafted DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Pelicans , Anthony Davis New Orleans , Kevin Durant Golden State and Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics to join him in the starting lineup. For reserves, Curry chose Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwolves , Draymond Green Golden State , Al Horford Boston , Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers , Kyle Lowry Toronto , Klay Thompson Golden State and Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota. The opinions expressed are those of the writer. Due to his +525 odds, there is no better wager this evening. To complete Team LeBron, James selected LaMarcus Aldridge San Antonio Spurs , Bradley Beal Washington Wizards , Kevin Love Cleveland , Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers , Kristaps Porzingis New York Knicks , John Wall Washington and Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder as reserves. Then we can sit back and witness Wall and Beal trying to outscore one another while simultaneously watching Westbrook and Lillard try to make nice in the same backcourt after Westbrook intimated Paul George, not Lillard, should have been chosen. Three Golden State players are together, Washington's backcourt remains intact, and Team LeBron sports the Pelicans' twin towers along with 60 percent of the Cavs' starting lineup in last year's Finals.
And yet, for some reason, Team LeBron is heading into the game as a three-point favorite? For the first time in the 67 editions of the All-Star Game, the league abandoned the traditional East-West format used since 1951 and allowed team captains James and Stephen Curry to choose their own rosters. El Oeste, 196 puntos en 2016 y 192 en 2017 Pero hay más, claro: en los últimos años el tono amistoso que siempre ha marcado este partido había ido más allá de lo verdaderamente deseable y, en un tiempo en el que las redes de amistades entre jugadores son más tentaculares y fuertes que nunca y el juego se basa en el bombardeo desde la línea de tres, parecía que no había más curiosidad que ver quién y cómo llegaría primero a los 200 puntos. While it is impossible for both teams to face each other in a 7-game series, it sure is entertaining thinking of the possible results. He secured the most coveted player, Kevin Durant. LeBron James ha elegido After Schools All Stars Los Ángeles y Stephen Curry, Brotherhood Crusade. LeBron James and Kevin Durant deny Steph Curry's attempt to tie game with late three-pointer. Team LeBron also rallied from a double-digit deficit in the final minutes, tying it at 144-144 on James' 3-pointer with 1:31 to play.
Team Stephen will be coached by the head coach from the Western Conference team with the best record through Feb. James, as the top overall finisher in fan voting, was awarded the first pick in the first round, while Curry had the first pick of the second round. The only problem is that the players simply do not care about the outcome. With Curry representing the Western Conference in a Western Conference arena, Team Stephen has been designated the home team and was able to choose between wearing black or white uniforms. And his starting five is much better from a shooting standpoint. Roll the ball out and let's have fun! During the draft, the eight remaining All-Star Game starters aside from James and Curry were selected in the first round.
I would also have as many recipients as possible of those charities in person at the game. The relaxed All-Star vibe was still at Staples, however: Curry chowed down on a box of popcorn on the bench during the third quarter, and the stars made time and room for plenty of good-looking dunks and alley-oops. As drafted by team captains and. To complete Team LeBron, James selected LaMarcus Aldridge San Antonio Spurs , Bradley Beal Washington Wizards , Kevin Love Cleveland , Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers , Kristaps Porzingis New York Knicks , John Wall Washington and Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder as reserves. There are a number of intriguing storylines in play, including a former teammates reunited in the same lineup and current teammates squaring off against one another. The All-Stars' shooting percentages and final scores were way down from recent seasons, reflecting the effort on the floor.
Y el All Star Weekend también ha cambiado: concursos nuevos, eventos multimudinarios por toda la ciudad esta vez Los Ángeles, por quinta vez , un Estados Unidos contra el mundo en lo que antaño fue el y, desde este fin de semana, dos equipos elegidos y capitaneados por los dos jugadores más votados por el público se estrenan LeBron James y Stephen Curry, que personifican esta era , el fin del viejo formato Este vs Oeste. Team LeBron will be coached by the head coach from the Eastern Conference team with the best record through games played on Sunday, Feb. The consensus total for the first captains-style All-Star Game is now hovering between 338 and 342, depending on where you look, which is a wild downward drop of around 25 points off the open. . Kyrie and LeBron got nothing on these two. Team LeBron is the better team overall.
The All-Star draft led to interesting dynamics on court. This year, all eyes will be on LeBron James to see whether there will be any petty moments with his former point guard. James drafted DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Pelicans , Anthony Davis New Orleans , Kevin Durant Golden State and Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics to join him in the starting lineup. And most importantly, he avoids the hot mess of not picking Kevin Love. That could change a bit this year, however, based on what players are saying in interviews leading up to the All-Star Game. Curry chose his Golden State teammates Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, but the trio had to play against Durant.