The third returns of NBA All-Star voting finds Kobe Bryant still atop the leaderboard with over 1.5 million votes, followed by Stephen Curry (1,206,467) and LeBron James (830,345).
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 14, 2016
Draymond Green maintains a narrow lead in the Western Conference for the third starting spot.
— 2016 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) January 14, 2016
From the press release:
The Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant, the Warriors’ Stephen Curry and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James remain the overall leaders in voting to determine the starters for the NBA All-Star Game.
Bryant tops all players with 1,533,432 votes. He is followed in the West frontcourt by the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant (774,782) and Green (499,947), who leads the San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard (487,626) by 12,321 votes. The top two spots among West guards still belong to Curry (1,206,467), who is second among all players, and Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook (609,901).
James (830,345) continues to lead all East players. The Indiana Pacers’ Paul George (569,947) remains second in the East frontcourt behind James, while (Carmelo) Anthony (368,336) has overtaken the Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond (361,307) for third — a difference of 7,029 votes. Wade (736,732) and the Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving (399,757) are still the leading vote-getters among East guards, followed by the Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (367,472) and the Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler (356,561).