LeBron James named as starter in 2016 NBA All-Star game


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CLEVELAND, Ohio – The NBA announced the starting line-ups for the 2016 All-Star game and only one Cleveland Cavalier made the list.

LeBron James is going to be a starter for the East, earning the most fan votes in the conference with 1,089,206 votes.

This is the 12th consecutive year that James has been a starter in the NBA All-Star game.

James has averaged 25.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 6.2 assists, and 1.5 steals during All-Star play.

He is just the sixth player to start in at least 12 All-Star Games, joining Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan and Bob Cousy.

James and the Cavaliers currently lead the Eastern Conference with a 29-11 record.

The NBA All-Star Game will be Sunday, Feb. 14 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

The rest of the Eastern conference team will be made up of Kyle Lowry, Dwyane Wade, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony.

The Western Conference starters are Kobe Bryant, Russell Westbrook, Steph Curry, Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant.

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