Planning to retire after the 2015-16 season, Kobe Bryant the most popular Los Angeles Lakers shooting-guard of his time currently is the vote leader for the 65th NBA All-Star Game based on the most recent headline published by the NBA last Friday. The four time NBA All-Star MVP already acquired 719,235 votes.
According to the early count of the NBA, Kobe Bryant tops the All-Star voting while the second placer goes to the reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors who gained 510,202 votes.
Cleveland Cavaliers‘ LeBron James took the third place in the All-Star voting who got a total of 357,937 votes. The NBA stated that the worldwide fan voting will decide the starters for the yearly tournament of the NBA top notch stars. The NBA All-Star 2016 will be live this February 14 which will be held in Toronto the home of the Raptors.
Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant is known as the best scorer in NBA All-Star Game history with 280 points and also ranks second in All-Star appearances right behind fellow Lakers’ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar that had a record-breaking 19 NBA All-Star showings.
In relation to the latest results of the NBA All-Star Voting, the Western Conference All-Stars will assemble Kobe Bryant, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and also Blake Griffin.
Leading for spots in the Eastern Conference are the following: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Paul George, Andre Drummond as well as Kyrie Irving. The voting for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game will end on January 18 and also the first 5 of each team will be introduced on January 21, 2015.