26, January 2016: The NBA announced tonight that Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has been selected as a starter for the Eastern Conference in a vote by the fans for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game. James was the major vote-getter in the conference with 1,089,206 votes (more visit nba 2k16 mt).
The 2016 All-Star appearance will mark the 12th consecutive (all starts) for the two-time NBA All-Star MVP (2006 and 2008). In his earlier 11 All-Star appearances, James has averaged 25.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 6.2 assists, 1.five steals and 31.two minutes even though shooting .516 from the field. He will turn out to be just the sixth player to begin in at the very least 12 All-Star Games, joining Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan and Bob Cousy. Among all-time leaders in All-Star Game history, James ranks initial in three-pointers made (27), second in points scored (278), second in scoring typical (25.three), second in field ambitions made (113) and ninth in assists (68).
In 2015-16, the 6-8 forward has appeared in 39 games (all starts) with averages of 25.1 points (fifth in NBA) on .502 shooting from the field, 7.two rebounds, six.0 assists and 1.four steals in 35.7 minutes per game. He has also won the Eastern Conference Player with the Week award twice this season (November 16-22 and January 4-10), and his 50 Player of your Week honors are the most in league history. James as well as the Cavaliers sit atop the Eastern Conference with a 29-11 record.
The 65th NBA All-Star Game will tip off on Sunday, Feb. 14 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the very first All-Star Game to be held outdoors on the U.S. The game is going to be observed by fans in more than 200 countries and territories and can be heard in more than 40 languages. TNT will televise the All-Star Game inside the U.S. for the 14th consecutive year, marking Turner Sports' 31st year of NBA All-Star coverage.