Kevin Durant and Steph Curry Lead Western Conference All-Star Voting

Greek Heritage Night in Toronto honors Giannis Antetokounmpo

He only trailed Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James.

In the Western Conference two Golden State Warriors lead the way, with Kevin Durant having received 767,402 votes and Stephen Curry 735,115.

Joining Antetokounmpo and James, a 13-time All-Star, at the top of the Eastern Conference frontcourt are Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers (433,161) and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks (359,459).

In the Western Conference, Durant, New Orleans' Anthony Davis (393,000) and teammate DeMarcus Cousins (356,340) were the top three frontcourt players. In voting for the West guards, Curry is followed by the Houston Rockets' James Harden (602,040) and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder (438,469). West. Instead, the players who receive the most votes from each conference will become captains, and select from the pool of remaining players voted as starters and reserves.

The starters will be revealed January 18.

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But Simmons' sister Olivia took to Twitter on Wednesday in an effort to boost his chances of becoming the first Australian-raised National Basketball Association player to make an all-star game. Alternately he could hold a starting spot after the fan vote and have the media and players select someone else.

As in previous seasons, the starters will be determined by the fan vote as well as a vote among current players and media.

The NBA has revealed the leaders of the All-Star balloting after the first 12 days of the fan vote and it has sprung a few surprises.

Players will be sorted by conference and position (guards and frontcourt players), and the two top guards and three top frontcourt players will be named starters. Voting will conclude on Monday, Jan. 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The two captains will then draft a team based on the pool of players.

This shows the growing popularity of the "Greek Freak" and how he is quickly establishing himself as one of the most exciting players to watch on the court.

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