Under a new format for the All-Star game, the player who receives the most votes in the east and west will each serve as a captain and will choose teams from the pool of players voted in as starters and reserves. The full teams will be declared on January 25. Those two players will serve as captains for the 67th All-Star Game, which will be played February 18 in Los Angeles. The captains will be the leading vote-getter from each conference.
For the second consecutive year, NBA players and basketball media will join fans in selecting the All-Star Game starters.
Another new feature that will be added is both teams will be playing for charity.
The fan vote will account for 50%, while all current players and a media panel will account for 25%, so although Simmons may not be in at the moment there's still a possibility for the players and media to get him in the game.
Durant and Curry aren't the only Golden State players doing well in the fan voting.
There will be three frontcourt players and two guards chosen for each starting lineup, meaning Embiid now has a decent chance of starting in the game.
The next fan voting update will be shared on Friday, Jan. 12 (AEDT), with fan voting ending on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
The first returns for the All-Star Game starters are already in. Each post may include only one player's name. This year, two captains will select their teammates from a pool of 22 other All-Stars.
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