NBA Eastern Conference All-Stars

Eastern Conference All-Stars

Eastern Conference All-Stars: Starters

 

Kevin Durant (Captain)

What a comeback year for Durant, he will be making his 11th All-Star appearance. He has been averaging 29.0 PPG, 7.3 REB, and 5.3 AST. He received the All-Star MVP twice throughout his career.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

The five-time All-Star has been 28.6 PPG, 11.8 REB, and 6.0 AST. The back-to-back MVP is shooting 55.7% from the field. He has two All-Star MVP on his resume. 

Bradley Beal

The three-time All-Star is the leading scoring in the NBA with 32.7 PPG. He has been the Wizards’ best offensive player with Russell Westbrook having a down year in a new environment.

Joel Embiid

The four-time All-Star is leading all bigs in scoring averaging 29.8 PPG.  He was on the 2019 All-NBA Second Team.

Kyrie Irving

He is going to be a seven-time All-Star, was a member of the 2019 All-NBA Second Team, and won the 2014 All-Star MVP. He is also averaging 27.4 PPG this season.

Eastern Conference All-Stars: Reserves

 

Jaylen Brown

Making his first appearance as an All-Star. He is averaging a career-high in PPG -25.7. He is averaging a career-high is AST-3.9. He is shooting 50% from the field, and 40% from behind the arc.

James Harden

Adjusting to his new home in Brooklyn has not been difficult for him after playing just 8 games this season for the Houston Rockets. He is averaging 11.1 AST this season, which puts him ahead by 1.4 assists in that category. (Russell Westbrook 9.7). He also has three scoring titles to his name. 

Zach LaVine

He is getting his first All-Star game nod. We have been accustomed to seeing the Bull compete in the Slam-Dunk Contest. Unfortunately, he will not be part-taking in this year’s competition. He averaging 28.6 points and 5.1 assists per game, becoming more of an all-around type player.

Julius Randle

He has been a pleasant surprise this year for the New York Knicks. Much of the offense goes through him as he is averaging 23.3 PPG, 10.9 REB, and 5.5 AST. Randle is currently New York’s biggest hope of bringing the playoffs back to the Mecca.

Ben Simmons

He is a three-time All-Star, and was on the 2020 All-NBA Third Team, and won the 2018 NBA Rookie of the Year Award over fellow All-Star Donovan Mitchell. Simmons is slowly becoming one of the better defensive players in the league and is great all around. He is averaging 15.7PPG, 8.3 REB, and 7.9 AST.

Jayson Tatum

He is going to be a two-time All-Star and was a member of the 2020 All-NBA Third Team. He is averaging 26.1 PPG on a Boston Celtics team that has key players out due to injury. His three-point percentage may be slightly down this year, but it looks like he will be an All-Star for a very long time. 

Nikola Vucevic

He is averaging a double-double on the stat sheet with 23.9PPG and 11.7REB. He is shooting nearly 40% from downtown. He has become one of the best centers in the league 

COACH:

Doc Rivers

He is coaching a new squad this year in Philadephia. The 76ers currently holding the best record (21-11), and home record (13-2) in the Eastern Conference.

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