East and West All-Star starters named

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The East and West starters for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game were officially announced.

The All-Star starters for the East are Trae Young, Kemba Walker, Pascal Siakam, Giannis Antetokounmpo (captain) and Joel Embiid.

The All-Star starters for the West are Luka Doncic, James Harden, LeBron James (captain), Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.

Antetokounmpo and James will serve as team captains for the second straight season and will draft their teams on Feb. 6.

Doncic, Siakam and Young are making their first All-Star appearance.

Doncic and Young are the only two players in the league to rank in the top five in points and assists.

At age 20, Doncic will be the youngest starter in an All-Star game since James in 2005.

Seven reserves from each conference will be selected by the league’s 30 coaches and the reserves will be announced on Jan. 30.

Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics, Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards, Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors, Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers and Domantas Sabonis of the Indiana Pacers lead the list of potential reserves from the Eastern Conference.

Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz, Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers, Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets, Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, Chris Paul of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets lead the list of potential reserves from the Western Conference.

Here are the All-Star jerseys that will be worn: