James is also entering this year All-star with 13th consecutive appearances with all 13th straight game starts since 2005-2017. He tied Bob Cousy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan for Most Game Started in NBA All-star Game while Kobe Bryant has the most starts with 15.
For the most points in an All-star Game career, LeBron James currently holds the Most Career Points with 291 points, surpassing Kobe Bryant in last year’s event with 290 points in Bryant last year All-star Game. While Michael Jordan is in 3rd place with 262 career points.
In Most Points per Game, James rank 3rd all-time with 24.3 points per game, Paul George in 2nd with 25.3 per game and Kevin Durant in 1st with 25.6 per game in an All-star Game.
James has already won 2 MVP awards in an All-star Game in 2006 and 2008, the Most MVP awards in an All-star Game were Kobe Bryant and Bob Pettit with 4 MVP awards each.
The 2017 annual All-star Game will be held at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on February 19, 2017. NBA All-star Starter has already announced and here are the list of East and West 2017 All-star Game Starters:
LeBron James – Cleveland Cavaliers
Kyrie Irving – Cleveland Cavaliers
DeMar DeRozan – Toronto Raptors
Jimmy Butler – Chicago Bulls
Giannis Antetokounmpo – Milwaukee Bucks
Stephen Curry – Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant – Golden State Warriors
Kawhi Leonard – San Antonio Spurs
Anthony Davis – New Orleans Pelicans
James Harden – Houston Rockets
For the last two years the West team dominated the East team, will the West continue to dominate the East? Which are highly favored to win in this year All-star? Let’s wait and see!!