NBA All-Star Game 2021: Full lineup for Team LeBron and Team Durant to be selected in the March 4 draft

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The full list of players for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game is now set. Reserves were discovered on TNT on Tuesday night, and starters were announced last week. As always, 12 players were selected from each conference, for a total of 24 All-Stars. The restrictions of the conference were for voting purposes only, as the league will for the third time in a row use the draft player with the leading winner of the votes in each conference to serve as captain. This year LeBron James and Kevin Durant will serve as two captains. The draft is scheduled for March 4. The All-Star game itself will be played on March 7 in Atlanta.

Here is a complete list of All-Star 2021 selections:

Eastern Conference

Head coach: Doc Rivers, Philadelphia 76ers

Starters

Kevin Durant, Brooklyn Nets (team captain)

Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn Nets

Reserves

Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics

James Harden, Brooklyn Nets

Zach LaVine, Chicago Bulls

Julius Randle, New York Knicks

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers

Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics

Nikola Vučević, Orlando Magic

Western Conference

Head coach: Quin Snyder, Utah Jazz

Starters

LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers (team captain)

Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks

Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

Kawhi Leonard, Los Angeles Clippers

Reserves

Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers

Paul George, Los Angeles Clippers

Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz

Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers

Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz

Chris Paul, Phoenix Suns

Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans

Four players – Jaylen Brown, Zach LaVine, Julius Randle and Zion Williamson – will appear for the first time in All Star games, while LeBron James will play 17th in the game. That number puts him in third place, behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (19) and Kobe Bryant (18). Despite the fact that some players were against the idea of ​​an All-Star game amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently explained why the league thinks having such a game is the right thing to do.

“It’s a global event for us and we’re making every effort to embrace all aspects of our league to the extent that we can through this pandemic and this is just another opportunity,” Silver said. “… No decision during this pandemic seems to come without uncertainty and comes without risk. This is another one of them, and yet it is my job to balance all those interests and in the end it seems the right thing to go forward.”

Although there will be no fans in the stands, there will be a bunch of talent on the floor, and in return, the annual exhibition promises to be extremely exciting.

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