The 2020 NBA all-star game is here, this year it will take place in Chicago, Illinois. This years captains are LeBron James from the Western Conference and Giannis Antetokounmpo from the Eastern Conference. This is LeBron’s 16th time getting voted in, and Giannis’s 4th time getting voted in. Both LeBron and Giannis led their teams in scoring and other stats, so it’s no surprise that they are captains. The game will be played on February, 16th at 8:00 P.M.
The starters for team Giannis are: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Pascal Siakam, Trae Young, and Kemba Walker. Bench players for team Giannis include: Ben Simmons, Kyle Lowry, Khris Middleton, Jimmy Butler, Jayson Tatum, Bam Adebayo, and Domantas Sabonis. The starters for team LeBron are: LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Luka Doncic, and Anthony Davis. Bench players for team LeBron include: Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Donovan Mitchell, Brandon Ingram, Rudy Gobert, Nikola Jokic.
Other activities include the dunk contest which the participants are: Dwight Howard, Derrick Jones Jr., Aaron Gordon, and Pat Connaughton. The 3pt contest participants are: Damian Lillard, Buddy Hield, Joe Harris, Duncan Robinson, Zach Lavine, Devonte Graham, Trae Young, and Davis Bertans. The skills challenge participants are: Bam Adebayo, Patrick Beverly, Spencer Dinwiddie, Khris Middleton, Derrick Rose, Domantas Sabonis, Pascal Siakam, and Jayson Tatum. All-star weekend is always a fun event so be sure to tune in on February 15th.