NEW YORK – Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James remained the top vote-getter in the second round of fan balloting for the NBA All-Star Game released by the league on Thursday.
James is on pace to join Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only 19-time All-Stars in history when the midseason exhibition is held on February 19 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
In the latest returns James had 4,825,229 votes and as the leading vote-getter in the West was trending toward serving as captain for the sixth straight year.
He could again find himself going up against a team captained by Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn Nets star who leads voting in the East with 4,509,238 votes even though he is…
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