Well, as many of you know this weekend the NBA All-Star weekend is approaching. This is a very exciting tournament that is taking place in the great city of Chicago. This weekend or “Tournament,” whatever you want to call it consists of three days Friday, Saturday and the main event on Sunday. There are two main events on Friday which consist of Rising Stars and the celebrities’ game. There are three main events on Saturday: the dunk contest, the three-point shooting contest, and the skill contest. The last and biggest event of the weekend is the one on Sunday, the NBA all-star game where only the best players of the league play.
So, you may be wondering how they choose the best players to go to the game. Well, the commission chooses the best player of the west AKA Lebron James and the best player of the East AKA Giannis Antetokounmpo. Then the NBA Comision chose some of the best players and allowed each captain to choose their players. The starters for team Lebron are Anthony Davis, Luka Doncic, James Harden, and Kawhi Leonard. The reserves for team Lebron are Devin Booker, Nikola Jokic, Damian Lillard, Chris Paul, Domantas Sabonis, Ben Simmons, Jayson Tatum, and Russell Westbrook. The starters for Team Giannis are Joel Embiid, Pascal Siakam, Kemba Walker, and Trae Young. The reserves for team Giannis are Bam Adebayo, Jimmy Butler, Rudy Gobert, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Lowry, Khris Middleton, and Donovan Mitchell.