LeBron Antetokounmpo selected as captain for the 2023 All-Star Game
LeBron James (38, LA Lakers) and Yannis Antetokounmpo (28, Greece) of the Milwaukee Bucks won the right to make the 2023 All-Star Game team.
The NBA Secretariat announced the claim of the 2023 All-Star Game through the official social network service (SNS) on the morning of the 27th (hereinafter Korean time).
LeBron and Antetokounmpo were selected as captains for this All-Star Game. LeBron was named an overwhelmingly 19th All-Star, tying him with NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who holds the record for most All-Star appearances. And LeBron has been captain for six consecutive years since the NBA All-Star Game system was changed. 메이저놀이터
Antetokounmpo was selected to captain the All-Star Game after competing with Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant. With this, Antetokounmpo enjoyed the honor of being selected as an All-Star for the seventh consecutive year.
Following this, the roster for each conference all-star game was also released.
First, in the Western Conference, Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) and Luca Doncic (Dallas Mavericks) were selected for the backcourt position. The front coat had the names of Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets) and Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans) written after LeBron.
And on the Eastern Conference backcourt roster were Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn) and Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers). The front court was followed by Antetokounmpo, followed by Durant and Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics).
Meanwhile, the 2023 All-Star Game will be held on February 20 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition, LeBron and Antetokounmpo will team up and play a match 30 minutes before the start of the All-Star Game.