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COMPLETE NBA All-Star voting results, from LeBron James to Arinze Onuaku

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The NBA’s 2017 All-Star starters are out.

But how did we get here?

After 42 years of a fan vote determining All-Star starters, the league enacted a far-more-complicated process this season. Fans, players and media all played a part in the picks.

The exact formula relied on players’ ranks in each category to produce a final score: (fan rank + fan rank + player rank + media rank)/4. Players who didn’t receive any votes in a given category were ranked one spot behind those who did. Lowest score wins. Ties were broken by fan vote.

Credit the NBA for releasing full results in each category, allowing us to dig deeper into how each bloc views players. It’s a fascinating picture, from top to bottom.

Here’s every player’s rank in all three voting sections (votes in each category in parentheses) and final score:

Eastern Conference

Guards

Name Fan Player Media Score
Kyrie Irving 1 (1,696,769) 1 (130) 3 (32) 1.5
DeMar DeRozan 3 (796,112) 3 (91) 2 (55) 2.75
Isaiah Thomas 4 (755,102) 2 (92) 1 (61) 2.75
Dwyane Wade 2 (979,566) 6 (33) 6 (1) 4
Kyle Lowry 5 (471,697) 5 (40) 4 (27) 4.75
John Wall 7 (301,437) 4 (49) 5 (15) 5.75
Derrick Rose 6 (337,706) 9 (14) 8 (0) 7.25
Kemba Walker 9 (170,299) 7 (31) 6 (1) 7.75
Avery Bradley 10 (97,441) 12 (8) 8 (0) 10
Bradley Beal 14 (48,243) 8 (16) 8 (0) 11
Nicolas Batum 16 (30,912) 11 (10) 8 (0) 12.75
Jeremy Lin 8 (202,502) 32 (2) 8 (0) 14
J.R. Smith 11 (94,403) 26 (3) 8 (0) 14
Goran Dragic 17 (26,834) 15 (6) 8 (0) 14.25
Malcolm Brogdon 18 (25,077) 14 (7) 8 (0) 14.5
Matthew Dellavedova 19 (24,701) 15 (6) 8 (0) 15.25
Sergio Rodriguez 22 (18,472) 12 (8) 8 (0) 16
Kyle Korver 12 (51,591) 41 (1) 8 (0) 18.25
Dennis Schroder 20 (23,565) 26 (3) 8 (0) 18.5
Iman Shumpert 13 (50,970) 41 (1) 8 (0) 18.75
Jeff Teague 29 (11,422) 9 (14) 8 (0) 18.75
Rajon Rondo 15 (42,247) 41 (1) 8 (0) 19.75
Courtney Lee 28 (11,832) 15 (6) 8 (0) 19.75
T.J. McConnell 31 (10,586) 20 (4) 8 (0) 22.5
DeAndre Liggins 21 (20,042) 41 (1) 8 (0) 22.75
Bojan Bogdanovic 34 (9,757) 19 (5) 8 (0) 23.75
Reggie Jackson 37 (7,749) 15 (6) 8 (0) 24.25
Michael Carter-Williams 35 (9,053) 20 (4) 8 (0) 24.5
Jordan McRae 33 (9,791) 32 (2) 8 (0) 26.5
Brandon Jennings 23 (16,639) 57 (0) 8 (0) 27.75
Evan Fournier 36 (8,882) 32 (2) 8 (0) 28
Cory Joseph 24 (14,122) 57 (0) 8 (0) 28.25
Monta Ellis 43 (6,324) 20 (4) 8 (0) 28.5
Norman Powell 25 (13,509) 57 (0) 8 (0) 28.75
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 41 (6,423) 26 (3) 8 (0) 29
Marcus Smart 26 (12,582) 57 (0) 8 (0) 29.25
Tony Snell 39 (6,944) 32 (2) 8 (0) 29.5
Kay Felder 27 (12,425) 57 (0) 8 (0) 29.75
Khris Middleton 42 (6,347) 32 (2) 8 (0) 31
Jason Terry 45 (5,970) 26 (3) 8 (0) 31
D.J. Augustin 48 (4,831) 20 (4) 8 (0) 31
Marco Belinelli 30 (10,875) 57 (0) 8 (0) 31.25
Gerald Green 38 (7,228) 41 (1) 8 (0) 31.25
Ron Baker 32 (10,502) 57 (0) 8 (0) 32.25
Sean Kilpatrick 49 (4,736) 26 (3) 8 (0) 33
Justin Holiday 46 (5,642) 41 (1) 8 (0) 35.25
Nik Stauskas 40 (6,660) 57 (0) 8 (0) 36.25
Jerryd Bayless 53 (3,255) 32 (2) 8 (0) 36.5
Randy Foye 60 (2,529) 20 (4) 8 (0) 37
Elfrid Payton 50 (4,651) 41 (1) 8 (0) 37.25
Denzel Valentine 51 (3,701) 41 (1) 8 (0) 37.75
Tim Hardaway Jr. 44 (6,193) 57 (0) 8 (0) 38.25
Gerald Henderson 52 (3,622) 41 (1) 8 (0) 38.25
Tyler Johnson 47 (5,103) 57 (0) 8 (0) 39.75
Dion Waiters 58 (2,606) 41 (1) 8 (0) 41.25
Isaiah Canaan 65 (2,385) 32 (2) 8 (0) 42.5
Jerian Grant 66 (2,053) 32 (2) 8 (0) 43
Mario Hezonja 69 (1,950) 26 (3) 8 (0) 43
Sasha Vujacic 54 (3,216) 57 (0) 8 (0) 43.25
Glenn Robinson III 73 (1,705) 20 (4) 8 (0) 43.5
Terry Rozier 55 (3,190) 57 (0) 8 (0) 43.75
Mo Williams 63 (2,494) 41 (1) 8 (0) 43.75
Josh Richardson 56 (2,743) 57 (0) 8 (0) 44.25
Joe Harris 57 (2,692) 57 (0) 8 (0) 44.75
Caris LeVert 59 (2,564) 57 (0) 8 (0) 45.75
Trey Burke 60 (2,529) 57 (0) 8 (0) 46.25
Wayne Ellington 74 (1,567) 32 (2) 8 (0) 47
Jeremy Lamb 62 (2,497) 57 (0) 8 (0) 47.25
Isaiah Whitehead 70 (1,910) 41 (1) 8 (0) 47.25
Malcolm Delaney 71 (1,890) 41 (1) 8 (0) 47.75
Aaron Brooks 64 (2,474) 57 (0) 8 (0) 48.25
Tomas Satoransky 72 (1,812) 41 (1) 8 (0) 48.25
Demetrius Jackson 67 (2,046) 57 (0) 8 (0) 49.75
Rashad Vaughn 68 (2,022) 57 (0) 8 (0) 50.25
Ish Smith 77 (1,397) 41 (1) 8 (0) 50.75
Michael Gbinije 81 (887) 41 (1) 8 (0) 52.75
James Young 75 (1,414) 57 (0) 8 (0) 53.75
Jodie Meeks 76 (1,412) 57 (0) 8 (0) 54.25
Delon Wright 78 (1,360) 57 (0) 8 (0) 55.25
Fred VanVleet 79 (1,089) 57 (0) 8 (0) 55.75
Rodney Stuckey 80 (932) 57 (0) 8 (0) 56.25
Beno Udrih 82 (875) 57 (0) 8 (0) 57.25
Sheldon McClellan 83 (855) 57 (0) 8 (0) 57.75
Spencer Dinwiddie 84 (838) 57 (0) 8 (0) 58.25
Joe Young 85 (781) 57 (0) 8 (0) 58.75
Marcus Thornton 86 (774) 57 (0) 8 (0) 59.25
Rodney McGruder 87 (762) 57 (0) 8 (0) 59.75
Ramon Sessions 88 (719) 57 (0) 8 (0) 60.25
Treveon Graham 89 (642) 57 (0) 8 (0) 60.75
Darrun Hilliard 90 (640) 57 (0) 8 (0) 61.25
Brian Roberts 91 (484) 57 (0) 8 (0) 61.75
C.J. Watson 92 (369) 57 (0) 8 (0) 62.25
C.J. Wilcox 93 (287) 57 (0) 8 (0) 62.75

Frontcourt

Name Fan Player Media Score
LeBron James 1 (1,893,751) 1 (198) 1 (96) 1
Giannis Antetokounmpo 2 (1,604,463) 2 (162) 2 (93) 2
Jimmy Butler 5 (691,072) 3 (68) 3 (70) 4
Joel Embiid 3 (922,174) 8 (43) 5 (6) 4.75
Kevin Love 4 (909,488) 7 (47) 4 (15) 4.75
Kristaps Porzingis 7 (486,527) 5 (51) 6 (2) 6.25
Paul George 8 (426,325) 4 (64) 8 (1) 7
Carmelo Anthony 6 (544,133) 6 (50) 12 (0) 7.5
Jabari Parker 10 (198,574) 10 (22) 12 (0) 10.5
Hassan Whiteside 11 (169,746) 14 (11) 8 (1) 11
Tristan Thompson 9 (245,822) 15 (9) 12 (0) 11.25
Andre Drummond 15 (100,797) 9 (30) 8 (1) 11.75
Al Horford 14 (122,190) 16 (8) 6 (2) 12.5
Dwight Howard 13 (151,155) 19 (6) 12 (0) 14.25
Paul Millsap 20 (39,551) 12 (13) 8 (1) 15
Marcin Gortat 16 (66,667) 19 (6) 12 (0) 15.75
Jonas Valanciunas 17 (57,857) 26 (4) 12 (0) 18
Brook Lopez 24 (27,227) 12 (13) 12 (0) 18
Ersan Ilyasova 12 (162,185) 40 (2) 12 (0) 19
Serge Ibaka 23 (29,123) 28 (3) 12 (0) 21.5
Joakim Noah 25 (26,886) 25 (5) 12 (0) 21.75
Myles Turner 32 (18,655) 11 (14) 12 (0) 21.75
Channing Frye 19 (46,384) 40 (2) 12 (0) 22.5
Taj Gibson 35 (15,589) 19 (6) 12 (0) 25.25
Ben Simmons 31 (19,048) 28 (3) 12 (0) 25.5
Michael Beasley 36 (15,458) 19 (6) 12 (0) 25.75
Richard Jefferson 18 (53,771) 60 (1) 12 (0) 27
Greg Monroe 40 (12,006) 19 (6) 12 (0) 27.75
Boban Marjanovic 41 (11,551) 28 (3) 12 (0) 30.5
DeMarre Carroll 26 (26,782) 60 (1) 12 (0) 31
Patrick Patterson 27 (24,390) 60 (1) 12 (0) 31.5
Nerlens Noel 39 (12,079) 40 (2) 12 (0) 32.5
Lucas Nogueira 30 (19,837) 60 (1) 12 (0) 33
Otto Porter 46 (10,661) 28 (3) 12 (0) 33
Jahlil Okafor 47 (10,621) 26 (4) 12 (0) 33
Thon Maker 42 (11,233) 40 (2) 12 (0) 34
Willy Hernangomez 45 (10,672) 40 (2) 12 (0) 35.5
Robin Lopez 51 (8,763) 28 (3) 12 (0) 35.5
Terrence Ross 21 (38,516) 90 (0) 12 (0) 36
Jae Crowder 22 (31,413) 90 (0) 12 (0) 36.5
Jaylen Brown 37 (12,370) 60 (1) 12 (0) 36.5
Mindaugas Kuzminskas 38 (12,272) 60 (1) 12 (0) 37
Bismack Biyombo 55 (7,804) 28 (3) 12 (0) 37.5
John Henson 50 (8,932) 40 (2) 12 (0) 38
Chris Bosh 28 (23,865) 90 (0) 12 (0) 39.5
Dario Saric 43 (11,068) 60 (1) 12 (0) 39.5
Robert Covington 53 (8,068) 40 (2) 12 (0) 39.5
Cody Zeller 59 (6,168) 28 (3) 12 (0) 39.5
Aaron Gordon 29 (22,774) 90 (0) 12 (0) 40
Nikola Mirotic 44 (10,803) 60 (1) 12 (0) 40
Kent Bazemore 61 (5,684) 28 (3) 12 (0) 40.5
Markieff Morris 67 (5,065) 19 (6) 12 (0) 41.25
Trevor Booker 68 (5,034) 17 (7) 12 (0) 41.25
Kelly Olynyk 57 (7,439) 40 (2) 12 (0) 41.5
James Jones 33 (16,782) 90 (0) 12 (0) 42
Kyle O'Quinn 48 (9,570) 60 (1) 12 (0) 42
Nikola Vucevic 58 (7,208) 40 (2) 12 (0) 42
Chris Andersen 34 (16,219) 90 (0) 12 (0) 42.5
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 49 (8,987) 60 (1) 12 (0) 42.5
Tobias Harris 60 (5,884) 40 (2) 12 (0) 43
Frank Kaminsky 63 (5,419) 40 (2) 12 (0) 44.5
Amir Johnson 54 (7,916) 60 (1) 12 (0) 45
Thaddeus Young 80 (3,076) 17 (7) 12 (0) 47.25
Marvin Williams 71 (4,243) 40 (2) 12 (0) 48.5
James Johnson 78 (3,335) 28 (3) 12 (0) 49
Justise Winslow 64 (5,404) 60 (1) 12 (0) 50
Kelly Oubre Jr. 74 (3,995) 40 (2) 12 (0) 50
Pascal Siakam 52 (8,339) 90 (0) 12 (0) 51.5
Doug McDermott 56 (7,464) 90 (0) 12 (0) 53.5
Cristiano Felicio 72 (4,225) 60 (1) 12 (0) 54
Aron Baynes 82 (2,968) 40 (2) 12 (0) 54
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson 88 (2,582) 28 (3) 12 (0) 54
Miles Plumlee 89 (2,573) 28 (3) 12 (0) 54.5
Marcus Morris 85 (2,888) 40 (2) 12 (0) 55.5
Lavoy Allen 76 (3,888) 60 (1) 12 (0) 56
Luke Babbitt 86 (2,853) 40 (2) 12 (0) 56
Luis Scola 62 (5,563) 90 (0) 12 (0) 56.5
Timothe Luwawu‐Cabarrot 77 (3,600) 60 (1) 12 (0) 56.5
Mirza Teletovic 65 (5,351) 90 (0) 12 (0) 58
Bruno Caboclo 66 (5,185) 90 (0) 12 (0) 58.5
Thabo Sefolosha 81 (3,059) 60 (1) 12 (0) 58.5
Richaun Holmes 83 (2,944) 60 (1) 12 (0) 59.5
Mike Dunleavy 69 (5,010) 90 (0) 12 (0) 60
Al Jefferson 84 (2,936) 60 (1) 12 (0) 60
Jonas Jerebko 70 (4,651) 90 (0) 12 (0) 60.5
Jeff Green 97 (1,860) 40 (2) 12 (0) 61.5
Jakob Poeltl 73 (4,200) 90 (0) 12 (0) 62
Marshall Plumlee 98 (1,858) 40 (2) 12 (0) 62
Steve Novak 75 (3,909) 90 (0) 12 (0) 63
Lance Thomas 90 (2,533) 60 (1) 12 (0) 63
Tyler Zeller 92 (2,160) 60 (1) 12 (0) 64
Udonis Haslem 79 (3,163) 90 (0) 12 (0) 65
Rakeem Christmas 105 (1,406) 40 (2) 12 (0) 65.5
Jon Leuer 101 (1,522) 60 (1) 12 (0) 68.5
Jared Sullinger 87 (2,679) 90 (0) 12 (0) 69
DeAndre’ Bembry 102 (1,521) 60 (1) 12 (0) 69
Spencer Hawes 103 (1,491) 60 (1) 12 (0) 69.5
Paul Zipser 91 (2,272) 90 (0) 12 (0) 71
Stanley Johnson 106 (1,400) 60 (1) 12 (0) 71
Jason Smith 107 (1,331) 60 (1) 12 (0) 71.5
Bobby Portis 93 (2,127) 90 (0) 12 (0) 72
Roy Hibbert 94 (1,984) 90 (0) 12 (0) 72.5
CJ Miles 95 (1,965) 90 (0) 12 (0) 73
Quincy Acy 126 (547) 28 (3) 12 (0) 73
Justin Hamilton 96 (1,873) 90 (0) 12 (0) 73.5
Danuel House 121 (653) 40 (2) 12 (0) 73.5
Mike Muscala 113 (1,030) 60 (1) 12 (0) 74.5
Tiago Splitter 99 (1,725) 90 (0) 12 (0) 75
Chris McCullough 114 (911) 60 (1) 12 (0) 75
Kris Humphries 100 (1,666) 90 (0) 12 (0) 75.5
Taurean Prince 115 (890) 60 (1) 12 (0) 75.5
Damjan Rudez 116 (869) 60 (1) 12 (0) 76
Henry Ellenson 104 (1,463) 90 (0) 12 (0) 77.5
Daniel Ochefu 120 (674) 60 (1) 12 (0) 78
Ian Mahinmi 108 (1,258) 90 (0) 12 (0) 79.5
Jordan Mickey 109 (1,184) 90 (0) 12 (0) 80
Derrick Williams 110 (1,154) 90 (0) 12 (0) 80.5
Maurice Ndour 111 (1,094) 90 (0) 12 (0) 81
Willie Reed 112 (1,062) 90 (0) 12 (0) 81.5
Reggie Bullock 117 (858) 90 (0) 12 (0) 84
Kevin Seraphin 118 (851) 90 (0) 12 (0) 84.5
Stephen Zimmerman 119 (767) 90 (0) 12 (0) 85
Christian Wood 122 (593) 90 (0) 12 (0) 86.5
Mike Scott 123 (587) 90 (0) 12 (0) 87
Georges Niang 124 (578) 90 (0) 12 (0) 87.5
Josh McRoberts 125 (552) 90 (0) 12 (0) 88
Andrew Nicholson 127 (529) 90 (0) 12 (0) 89
Ryan Kelly 128 (452) 90 (0) 12 (0) 89.5
Arinze Onuaku 129 (216) 90 (0) 12 (0) 90

Western Conference

Guards

Name Fan Player Media Score
Stephen Curry 1 (1,848,121) 3 (63) 3 (6) 2
James Harden 2 (1,771,375) 2 (149) 2 (91) 2
Russell Westbrook 3 (1,575,865) 1 (167) 1 (93) 2
Klay Thompson 4 (1,054,304) 8 (14) 4 (1) 5
Chris Paul 5 (735,460) 6 (22) 4 (1) 5
Damian Lillard 8 (340,593) 4 (33) 6 (0) 6.5
Eric Gordon 7 (450,891) 15 (8) 6 (0) 8.75
C.J. McCollum 16 (83,414) 5 (23) 6 (0) 10.75
Andre Iguodala 9 (290,271) 22 (3) 6 (0) 11.5
Manu Ginobili 10 (214,670) 20 (4) 6 (0) 11.5
Zach LaVine 12 (156,616) 18 (6) 6 (0) 12
Mike Conley 18 (75,710) 7 (17) 6 (0) 12.25
Jordan Clarkson 6 (460,979) 36 (1) 6 (0) 13.5
Devin Booker 21 (70,018) 10 (10) 6 (0) 14.5
Patrick Beverley 11 (169,351) 36 (1) 6 (0) 16
Victor Oladipo 23 (54,023) 13 (9) 6 (0) 16.25
Jamal Crawford 17 (76,642) 26 (2) 6 (0) 16.5
Shaun Livingston 13 (127,248) 36 (1) 6 (0) 17
Tony Parker 14 (111,148) 36 (1) 6 (0) 17.5
D'Angelo Russell 15 (86,770) 36 (1) 6 (0) 18
Nick Young 22 (68,085) 26 (2) 6 (0) 19
J.J. Redick 25 (41,211) 20 (4) 6 (0) 19
George Hill 29 (28,120) 13 (9) 6 (0) 19.25
Vince Carter 19 (73,528) 36 (1) 6 (0) 20
Ian Clark 20 (71,317) 36 (1) 6 (0) 20.5
Patty Mills 26 (40,483) 26 (2) 6 (0) 21
Eric Bledsoe 30 (27,187) 18 (6) 6 (0) 21
Rodney Hood 35 (15,555) 10 (10) 6 (0) 21.5
Seth Curry 31 (21,717) 22 (3) 6 (0) 22.5
Tony Allen 36 (15,301) 15 (8) 6 (0) 23.25
Patrick McCaw 32 (21,159) 36 (1) 6 (0) 26.5
Tyler Ennis 37 (10,953) 26 (2) 6 (0) 26.5
Emmanuel Mudiay 47 (5,770) 9 (11) 6 (0) 27.25
Alex Abrines 34 (16,299) 36 (1) 6 (0) 27.5
Danny Green 24 (43,922) 62 (0) 6 (0) 29
Kyle Anderson 38 (10,754) 36 (1) 6 (0) 29.5
Cameron Payne 44 (6,610) 26 (2) 6 (0) 30
Louis Williams 27 (29,970) 62 (0) 6 (0) 30.5
Jose Calderon 45 (6,278) 26 (2) 6 (0) 30.5
Jonathon Simmons 28 (29,584) 62 (0) 6 (0) 31
Jrue Holiday 48 (5,757) 22 (3) 6 (0) 31
J.J. Barea 43 (6,923) 36 (1) 6 (0) 32
Leandro Barbosa 49 (5,429) 26 (2) 6 (0) 32.5
Ricky Rubio 33 (19,495) 62 (0) 6 (0) 33.5
Jamal Murray 55 (3,526) 22 (3) 6 (0) 34.5
Raymond Felton 50 (5,138) 36 (1) 6 (0) 35.5
Gary Harris 64 (2,562) 10 (10) 6 (0) 36
Will Barton 61 (2,826) 17 (7) 6 (0) 36.25
Austin Rivers 39 (10,045) 62 (0) 6 (0) 36.5
Dante Exum 57 (3,411) 26 (2) 6 (0) 36.5
K.J. McDaniels 40 (8,164) 62 (0) 6 (0) 37
Anthony Morrow 41 (7,455) 62 (0) 6 (0) 37.5
Wesley Matthews 54 (4,166) 36 (1) 6 (0) 37.5
Deron Williams 42 (7,159) 62 (0) 6 (0) 38
Marcelo Huertas 58 (3,205) 36 (1) 6 (0) 39.5
Dejounte Murray 46 (5,867) 62 (0) 6 (0) 40
Justin Anderson 60 (3,045) 36 (1) 6 (0) 40.5
Tyreke Evans 63 (2,621) 36 (1) 6 (0) 42
Buddy Hield 51 (4,883) 62 (0) 6 (0) 42.5
Kris Dunn 52 (4,481) 62 (0) 6 (0) 43
Malik Beasley 70 (2,060) 26 (2) 6 (0) 43
Arron Afflalo 53 (4,413) 62 (0) 6 (0) 43.5
Tyus Jones 66 (2,406) 36 (1) 6 (0) 43.5
Evan Turner 67 (2,375) 36 (1) 6 (0) 44
Troy Daniels 56 (3,489) 62 (0) 6 (0) 45
Semaj Christon 59 (3,115) 62 (0) 6 (0) 46.5
Darren Collison 73 (1,948) 36 (1) 6 (0) 47
Tim Frazier 79 (1,549) 26 (2) 6 (0) 47.5
Brandon Knight 62 (2,717) 62 (0) 6 (0) 48
Bryn Forbes 76 (1,865) 36 (1) 6 (0) 48.5
Garrett Temple 77 (1,765) 36 (1) 6 (0) 49
Allen Crabbe 65 (2,460) 62 (0) 6 (0) 49.5
Wade Baldwin IV 68 (2,231) 62 (0) 6 (0) 51
Ty Lawson 69 (2,112) 62 (0) 6 (0) 51.5
Bobby Brown 70 (2,060) 62 (0) 6 (0) 52
Mike Miller 83 (1,208) 36 (1) 6 (0) 52
Alec Burks 72 (1,981) 62 (0) 6 (0) 53
Ben McLemore 85 (1,122) 36 (1) 6 (0) 53
Tyler Ulis 74 (1,901) 62 (0) 6 (0) 54
Shelvin Mack 75 (1,889) 62 (0) 6 (0) 54.5
Raul Neto 78 (1,652) 62 (0) 6 (0) 56
Quincy Pondexter 91 (709) 36 (1) 6 (0) 56
Langston Galloway 80 (1,419) 62 (0) 6 (0) 57
John Lucas III 93 (389) 36 (1) 6 (0) 57
Devin Harris 81 (1,379) 62 (0) 6 (0) 57.5
Brandon Rush 82 (1,283) 62 (0) 6 (0) 58
Pierre Jackson 95 (220) 36 (1) 6 (0) 58
Andrew Harrison 84 (1,172) 62 (0) 6 (0) 59
Jameer Nelson 86 (991) 62 (0) 6 (0) 60
Shabazz Napier 87 (975) 62 (0) 6 (0) 60.5
Pat Connaughton 88 (917) 62 (0) 6 (0) 61
Tim Quarterman 89 (767) 62 (0) 6 (0) 61.5
Malachi Richardson 90 (716) 62 (0) 6 (0) 62
E'Twaun Moore 92 (560) 62 (0) 6 (0) 63
John Jenkins 94 (318) 62 (0) 6 (0) 64

Frontcourt

Name Fan Player Media Score
Kevin Durant 1 (1,768,185) 1 (170) 1 (94) 1
Kawhi Leonard 3 (1,058,399) 2 (119) 2 (91) 2.5
Anthony Davis 4 (974,802) 3 (105) 3 (78) 3.5
DeMarcus Cousins 6 (654,274) 4 (100) 4 (11) 5
Draymond Green 5 (914,973) 9 (21) 6 (4) 6.25
Zaza Pachulia 2 (1,528,941) 12 (19) 10 (0) 6.5
Marc Gasol 10 (273,705) 5 (59) 5 (5) 7.5
Karl-Anthony Towns 7 (367,199) 10 (20) 7 (3) 7.75
LaMarcus Aldridge 8 (323,814) 6 (36) 10 (0) 8
DeAndre Jordan 11 (237,708) 7 (31) 8 (1) 9.25
Blake Griffin 9 (295,161) 20 (8) 10 (0) 12
Gordon Hayward 17 (160,209) 8 (29) 10 (0) 13
Nikola Jokic 16 (173,327) 13 (17) 10 (0) 13.75
Steven Adams 18 (145,223) 10 (20) 10 (0) 14
Ryan Anderson 15 (207,227) 20 (8) 10 (0) 15
Pau Gasol 14 (214,387) 23 (7) 10 (0) 15.25
Rudy Gobert 20 (124,890) 14 (15) 8 (1) 15.5
Trevor Ariza 13 (221,369) 27 (5) 10 (0) 15.75
JaVale McGee 12 (229,738) 31 (4) 10 (0) 16.25
Dirk Nowitzki 21 (112,164) 17 (11) 10 (0) 17.25
Andrew Wiggins 19 (135,482) 27 (5) 10 (0) 18.75
Enes Kanter 25 (63,028) 19 (10) 10 (0) 19.75
Harrison Barnes 27 (51,467) 20 (8) 10 (0) 21
Danilo Gallinari 34 (21,160) 17 (11) 10 (0) 23.75
Julius Randle 26 (57,948) 35 (3) 10 (0) 24.25
Zach Randolph 36 (20,490) 16 (13) 10 (0) 24.5
Clint Capela 22 (97,556) 52 (1) 10 (0) 26.5
Sam Dekker 23 (84,509) 52 (1) 10 (0) 27
Brandon Ingram 29 (50,498) 40 (2) 10 (0) 27
Andre Roberson 38 (17,977) 31 (4) 10 (0) 29.25
Domantas Sabonis 41 (16,325) 27 (5) 10 (0) 29.75
Paul Pierce 31 (38,411) 52 (1) 10 (0) 31
Timofey Mozgov 43 (13,795) 35 (3) 10 (0) 32.75
Montrezl Harrell 24 (80,807) 78 (0) 10 (0) 34
Larry Nance Jr. 37 (20,368) 52 (1) 10 (0) 34
Rudy Gay 44 (13,662) 40 (2) 10 (0) 34.5
Andrew Bogut 49 (11,400) 31 (4) 10 (0) 34.75
Derrick Favors 52 (10,700) 26 (6) 10 (0) 35
Jerami Grant 48 (11,455) 35 (3) 10 (0) 35.25
Corey Brewer 28 (50,870) 78 (0) 10 (0) 36
Joe Ingles 51 (10,799) 35 (3) 10 (0) 36.75
Nene 30 (47,820) 78 (0) 10 (0) 37
David West 32 (35,631) 78 (0) 10 (0) 38
Georgios Papagiannis 45 (12,404) 52 (1) 10 (0) 38
David Lee 33 (23,334) 78 (0) 10 (0) 38.5
Kenneth Faried 57 (9,132) 31 (4) 10 (0) 38.75
Mason Plumlee 61 (6,910) 23 (7) 10 (0) 38.75
Davis Bertans 35 (20,639) 78 (0) 10 (0) 39.5
Dewayne Dedmon 39 (17,245) 78 (0) 10 (0) 41.5
Wilson Chandler 71 (4,515) 15 (14) 10 (0) 41.75
Anderson Varejao 40 (17,240) 78 (0) 10 (0) 42
Nemanja Bjelica 53 (10,077) 52 (1) 10 (0) 42
Omer Asik 54 (9,917) 52 (1) 10 (0) 42.5
Cole Aldrich 63 (6,282) 35 (3) 10 (0) 42.75
Al-Farouq Aminu 69 (4,971) 23 (7) 10 (0) 42.75
Kosta Koufos 42 (15,999) 78 (0) 10 (0) 43
Tyson Chandler 62 (6,408) 40 (2) 10 (0) 43.5
Marreese Speights 58 (9,042) 52 (1) 10 (0) 44.5
Nick Collison 64 (6,194) 40 (2) 10 (0) 44.5
Damian Jones 46 (12,176) 78 (0) 10 (0) 45
Luol Deng 59 (8,701) 52 (1) 10 (0) 45
Kevon Looney 47 (11,519) 78 (0) 10 (0) 45.5
Tarik Black 66 (5,384) 40 (2) 10 (0) 45.5
Maurice Harkless 73 (4,370) 27 (5) 10 (0) 45.75
James Michael McAdoo 50 (10,852) 78 (0) 10 (0) 47
Salah Mejri 55 (9,658) 78 (0) 10 (0) 49.5
Boris Diaw 68 (5,125) 52 (1) 10 (0) 49.5
Metta World Peace 56 (9,277) 78 (0) 10 (0) 50
Chandler Parsons 70 (4,900) 52 (1) 10 (0) 50.5
Thomas Robinson 72 (4,398) 52 (1) 10 (0) 51.5
Joe Johnson 78 (4,057) 40 (2) 10 (0) 51.5
Luc Mbah a Moute 60 (8,177) 78 (0) 10 (0) 52
Gorgui Dieng 75 (4,231) 52 (1) 10 (0) 53
Wesley Johnson 76 (4,212) 52 (1) 10 (0) 53.5
Juan Hernangomez 82 (3,634) 40 (2) 10 (0) 53.5
JaMychal Green 77 (4,101) 52 (1) 10 (0) 54
Chinanu Onuaku 65 (6,007) 78 (0) 10 (0) 54.5
Joffrey Lauvergne 67 (5,218) 78 (0) 10 (0) 55.5
Brandon Bass 86 (3,175) 40 (2) 10 (0) 55.5
Matt Barnes 81 (3,804) 52 (1) 10 (0) 56
Trey Lyles 87 (3,121) 40 (2) 10 (0) 56
Kyle Wiltjer 74 (4,295) 78 (0) 10 (0) 59
Alan Anderson 88 (3,096) 52 (1) 10 (0) 59.5
Willie Cauley-Stein 89 (2,989) 52 (1) 10 (0) 60
James Ennis III 95 (2,187) 40 (2) 10 (0) 60
Ed Davis 90 (2,980) 52 (1) 10 (0) 60.5
Kyle Singler 79 (3,973) 78 (0) 10 (0) 61.5
Alexis Ajinca 80 (3,884) 78 (0) 10 (0) 62
Marquese Chriss 93 (2,444) 52 (1) 10 (0) 62
Brice Johnson 101 (1,732) 40 (2) 10 (0) 63
Ivica Zubac 83 (3,582) 78 (0) 10 (0) 63.5
Meyers Leonard 84 (3,579) 78 (0) 10 (0) 64
Omri Casspi 85 (3,383) 78 (0) 10 (0) 64.5
Darrell Arthur 100 (1,733) 52 (1) 10 (0) 65.5
Dragan Bender 91 (2,609) 78 (0) 10 (0) 67.5
Jusuf Nurkic 92 (2,592) 78 (0) 10 (0) 68
Jared Dudley 112 (1,219) 40 (2) 10 (0) 68.5
TJ Warren 94 (2,275) 78 (0) 10 (0) 69
Dante Cunningham 107 (1,445) 52 (1) 10 (0) 69
Nikola Pekovic 96 (2,109) 78 (0) 10 (0) 70
Alex Len 109 (1,297) 52 (1) 10 (0) 70
Shabazz Muhammad 97 (2,094) 78 (0) 10 (0) 70.5
P.J. Tucker 110 (1,284) 52 (1) 10 (0) 70.5
Dwight Powell 98 (1,993) 78 (0) 10 (0) 71
Nicolas Brussino 99 (1,740) 78 (0) 10 (0) 71.5
Terrence Jones 102 (1,625) 78 (0) 10 (0) 73
Dorian Finney‐Smith 103 (1,589) 78 (0) 10 (0) 73.5
Festus Ezeli 104 (1,583) 78 (0) 10 (0) 74
Donatas Motiejunas 105 (1,471) 78 (0) 10 (0) 74.5
Josh Huestis 106 (1,452) 78 (0) 10 (0) 75
Adreian Payne 120 (861) 52 (1) 10 (0) 75.5
Joel Bolomboy 108 (1,333) 78 (0) 10 (0) 76
Jarell Martin 122 (847) 52 (1) 10 (0) 76.5
Jake Layman 111 (1,283) 78 (0) 10 (0) 77.5
Deyonta Davis 113 (1,213) 78 (0) 10 (0) 78.5
Troy Williams 114 (1,095) 78 (0) 10 (0) 79
Anthony Tolliver 115 (1,083) 78 (0) 10 (0) 79.5
Noah Vonleh 116 (1,047) 78 (0) 10 (0) 80
Diamond Stone 117 (952) 78 (0) 10 (0) 80.5
Jordan Hill 118 (881) 78 (0) 10 (0) 81
Cheick Diallo 119 (877) 78 (0) 10 (0) 81.5
Solomon Hill 121 (855) 78 (0) 10 (0) 82.5
AJ Hammons 123 (786) 78 (0) 10 (0) 83.5
Skal Labissiere 124 (759) 78 (0) 10 (0) 84
Jeff Withey 125 (740) 78 (0) 10 (0) 84.5
Alonzo Gee 126 (614) 78 (0) 10 (0) 85
Alan Williams 127 (607) 78 (0) 10 (0) 85.5
Brandan Wright 128 (593) 78 (0) 10 (0) 86
Derrick Jones Jr. 129 (505) 78 (0) 10 (0) 86.5

Report: LeBron James won’t take discount from max salary

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In 2014, LeBron James made clear he’d accept no less than a max salary.

Ramona Shelburne and Brian Windhorst of ESPN:

James’ position on maximum contracts hasn’t changed, sources said.

Are we sure LeBron will even opt out next summer? If he opts in, he’ll earn $35,607,968 next season. If he opts out, his max starting salary projects to be $35,350,000.

Those numbers are obviously close, but LeBron will be working with imperfect information. He must decide on his player option by June 29. The salary cap, from which max salaries are derived, won’t be released until July 1.

But I doubt LeBron is fretting a few hundred thousand dollars. I don’t think he’s worried directly about the monetary difference between a max and near-max contract at all. He’s set financially, regardless.

I think this is about power. LeBron can demand a team give him as much money as allowed, and whichever one he picks will. That’s appealing from an ego standpoint, which is why I expect LeBron to opt out (or at least wield his player option to get where he wants, but more on that later).

Demanding a max salary also fits LeBron as player-union vice president. It sets a precedent teams must spend to acquire talent. That’s healthy for players as a collective.

It’s easy to say LeBron can afford to take a small discount to help his team win a championship, because that’s the paradigm. Instead, he’s challenging teams to think smartly and creatively to find a way to max him out and still build a strong supporting cast.

That doesn’t preclude LeBron from eventually relenting and taking a discount if it’s advantageous. After all, LeBron once said he’d take a discount to play with Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul. But he’s setting a far harder line than before.

LeBron, Wade and Chris Bosh took discounts to join Miami in 2010. Heat owner Micky Arison delighted in the championships and recognition those stars provided – then cut corners on the rest of the roster to save money. LeBron noticed then left. He’s clearly not accepting that anymore.

So, every team is on notice – which is why it’s overly simplistic to say every team wants to sign LeBron. Of course, every team wants to sign LeBron. But not every team is willing to take the steps necessary to seriously pursue LeBron.

In 2014, the Cavaliers made a salary-dump trade before securing a commitment from LeBron. That paid off, but they could have just been frittering away assets if he signed elsewhere. Worse, if they didn’t make the trade, LeBron might not have returned.

The 76ers won’t necessarily have max cap space next summer, but they’re reportedly expected to chase LeBron. That suggests they’ll make proactive moves if necessary to have a chance. The Lakers should have max cap space, regardless.

And what about the Rockets? They’re another team linked to LeBron, but they’ll be hard-pressed to clear max space for him. They already have nearly $76 million committed to just five players (James Harden, Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon, P.J. Tucker and Nene) plus three starters (Paul, Clint Capela and Trevor Ariza) headed into free agency.

But they could trade for LeBron if he opts in on condition of a deal, a la Paul last summer. How about Anderson and either Gordon or a signed-and-traded Ariza plus picks to the Cavs if they’re convinced LeBron would leave in free agency otherwise? Houston would have to send a load of picks, but it’s at least feasible.

That way, LeBron might earn more next season and re-sign for a larger max contract in 2019 – a projected $219 million over five years. That’s more than he projects to get if he re-signs with Cleveland long-term this summer ($205 million over five years).

However, that’s based on salary-cap projections that could change. And the Rockets might balk at spending so much. Of course, LeBron could also always execute the opt-in/re-sign-in-2019 plan with the Cavaliers. A trade to Houston won’t change how much money he can command from his team.

But it’s the type of no-settling thinking that might appeal to him.

Kevin Durant coming up ‘big’ for Warriors

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DETROIT – Soft. Scared. Cupcake.

Kevin Durant can’t help but hear his detractors.

“They’re trying psychoanalyze me when they don’t know me,” Durant said. “So, it’s like you have more information about the game of basketball than you do me as a person. So, ‘you’re soft,’ ‘cupcake,’ all that stuff comes from trying figure me out as a person, not worrying about my basketball skills. But if you watch me on the basketball court, then you come up with your own observation.”

That on-court observation no longer jibes with the unflattering perception of his mindset.

Durant’s height has long been a fascination. He’s listed at 6-foot-9, but he’s almost certainly taller. Durant once said he’s 7-foot when he talks to women. “He’s 7 feet,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr says plainly.

Durant just didn’t play like it.

He entered the NBA as a finesse player. He couldn’t bench press 185 pounds a single time his pre-draft combine, and he spent his rookie year in Seattle playing shooting guard – as far from the paint as a player so tall could get.

Never mind that Durant improved greatly with the Thunder as a defender and rebounder, skills that require physicality. And never mind that he was a superstar on the perimeter, giving little reason to alter his style.

When he left Oklahoma City – where he settled in at small forward – for Golden State, Durant’s on- and off-court reputations merged to form a single image. Afraid of contact, afraid of competition.

Durant is making it much harder for his critics to paint him that way. He’s playing more like a traditional big than ever.

His 2.1 blocks per game are the most by a non-center, non-power forward since Andrei Kirilenko and Josh Smith more than a decade ago (minimum: two games). His 5.3 post touches per game are the most by a non-center, non-power forward in the NBA.com database (which dates back to 2013-14).

“Getting in the mix with the bigs a little bit, I think that’s one role that I always wanted to play and always appreciated about my teammates in the past – from Kendrick Perkins to Thabo Sefolosha to Draymond to David West to Serge Ibaka,” Durant said. “I appreciated those guys for doing the dirty work and allowing me to be the player that I am on the offensive end.”

The Warriors are spoiled to have Durant assume this responsibility.

Many of his post touches come on split cuts, an action Kerr popularized in Golden State. A player – often Andrew Bogut when Kerr first implemented the play – posts up while a teammate screens for another teammate on the perimeter. Most teams would kill to have a shooter like Durant set or receive the screen. But the Warriors have Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green to do that. So, Durant serves as the post man, surveying the screen carnage and occasionally just taking matters into his own hands. This video from Eric Apricot of Golden State of Mind excellently shows a few variations:

Defensively, Durant has become more comfortable defending power forwards and centers. Sometimes, he blocks their shots:

Other times, guarding a big just positions Durant to protect the basket:

“He’s just being active,” Kerr said. “When he’s active on the weak side of the play, he’s a devastating defender.”

Durant still just bottles up an opponent in a traditional wing matchup for him and blocks a jumper. He also blocks shots in transition.

But he leads non-centers, non-power forwards with 4.8 shots defended at the rim per game (minimum: two games). His block numbers aren’t telling a misleading story. Durant is doing work in the paint.

It helps that the league has shifted toward small-ball. When the slender Durant matches up against fours and fives, his opponents aren’t as big as they would have been a few years ago.

The Warriors played Durant at center to great effect in last year’s Finals, and it’d be a shock if they didn’t turn to him there again in high-leverage situations.

Make no mistake, though: Durant remains a generational perimeter player. He’s a dead-eye shooter with tight handles and jaw-dropping fluidity. Whatever time Durant spends moonlighting as an interior player, he can always switch into the style that made him a future Hall of Famer in the first place.

His ability to play both ways just makes him even more dangerous.

Still, Durant has made his name as a small forward. He says he has always played the role coaches gave him, but it’s tough to look past the fears of Kevin Garnett, another skilled tall player who worried when he was younger he’d get pigeonholed inside if he were listed as a 7-footer. As we talked, Durant picked up on my line of questioning and interjected.

“You trying to turn me into a four guy?” Durant said.

“Maybe even a five,” I said.

“Maybe,” Durant. “I don’t know. Maybe. That’s the way the league is going.”

Listen to what LeBron James told Lonzo Ball on court (video)

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LeBron Jameson-court conversation with Lonzo Ball after the Cavaliers beat the Lakers last night quickly became a fascination.

With LeBron-to-the-Lakers rumorsfueled by Ball himself – swirling, did LeBron tip his plans for free agency?

Here’s what LeBron said after the game:

LeBron:

I don’t see the reaction, because I don’t get involved in it. I don’t do it to get a reaction.

I do it because he’s said over and over since he was growing up and who he modeled his game after. And who was his favorite player? And it was me, and I was humbled by that. So me wishing him a happy birthday was kind of a salute back to him.

I see all the stupid noise that happens, and I can’t buy a place in L.A. I can’t live in L.A. It’s funny noise. But I don’t get involved in it, because when I post things, I don’t look at comments. I’m so far removed of the white noise and the noise doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter to me.

Were you mentoring Ball or giving him advice? LeBron:

None of y’all business.

Unfortunately for LeBron, a microphone picked up most of the conversation (hat tip: reddit user IT-3):

LeBron, best I can tell:

Find your zone and just stay f—ing locked in. The media is going to ask you what I told you right now. Tell them nothing. Just be aggressive every single day.

It’s white noise to you. That’s all it is. Alright? Let’s go.

LeBron was never going to say something controversial in front of all those cameras. He knows better, especially after attention drawn by his on-court conversation with Dwyane Wade a few years ago.

Unsurprisingly, LeBron’s words directly to Ball mirror what he told the media after the game. There’s no secret plot here – just someone who has been in the spotlight for years trying to help someone going through it now.

Who needs good form? Hawks fan nails halfcourt shot for $10k (video)

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Former Hawks owner Bruce Levenson didn’t want guys like this shooting this shot.

I’m so glad this fan got the opportunity. This was Atlanta’s biggest highlight while losing to the Pistons — and John Collins had a nice dunk over Luke Kennard: