LeBron James of the Miami Heat and Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder lead their respective conferences after the second returns of NBA All-Star Balloting 2014 presented by Sprint. James, the top overall vote-getter with 854,105 votes, is followed in the Eastern Conference by the Indiana Pacers’ Paul George. Durant (850,728) is followed in the Western Conference by the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant.
James, George (712,808) and the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony (580,795) pace the Eastern Conference’s frontcourt players. The Heat’s Dwyane Wade (565,455) is the East’s leading vote-getter in the backcourt, followed by the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving (524,000).
Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer, is joined in the frontcourt in the West by the Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard (408,623) and the L.A. Clippers’ Blake Griffin (399,357). Bryant (723,031) and the Clippers’ Chris Paul (533,647) pace all Western Conference backcourt players.