LeBron James has surpassed Luka Dončić and Giannis Antetokounmpo to lead the NBA in the second fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting.
James has taken an 82,001-vote lead over Dončić among all Western Conference players. The NBA All-Star Game captains will be the All-Star starter from each conference who receives the most fan votes in his conference.
In the second fan returns, James leads all players with 3,359,871 votes to keep the top spot in the Western Conference frontcourt. Anthony Davis (3,124,446) and Kawhi Leonard (2,210,539) continue to rank second and third, respectively, in the West frontcourt.
Dončić leads the West guards with 3,277,870 votes. James Harden remains in second place, receiving 2,167,269 votes.
Antetokounmpo has increased his lead as the top vote-getter among all Eastern Conference players, earning3,259,383 votes in the frontcourt group. He continues to be followed by second-place Joel Embiid of thePhiladelphia 76ers (1,784,211) and third-place Pascal Siakam (1,730,763) in the East frontcourt.
In the East guard group, the top three players are separated by 58,051 votes. Trae Young (1,389,628) is still in first place, followed by second-place Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets (1,351,997) and third-place Kemba Walker (1,331,577).