LeBron James, Stephen Curry lead NBA All-Star voting

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LeBron James leads NBA All-Star voting
Thursday December 25th, 2014

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James voting for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in first returns, the league announced Thursday

James, who has averaged 25.2 points, 7.6 assists and 5.2 rebounds per game this season, has received 552,967 votes. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is second in the balloting with 549,095 votes, slightly more than 3,000 votes shy of James. 

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is in third with 524,623 votes, while Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is in fourth with 521,542 votes.  

After James, the next five top vote-getters are in the Western Conference: Curry, Davis, Bryant, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin and Houston Rockets guard James Harden

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Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has the second-highest vote total in the Eastern Conference with 299,209. 

After first returns, the East's starting lineup would be Wall, James, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Chicago Bulls forward/center Pau Gasol. The West's starters would be Curry, Bryant, Davis, Griffin and Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol. 

The 2015 NBA All-Star Game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York. 

- Stanley Kay

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