Chicago backcourt mates DeMar DeRozan and Zach Lavine are both in the top three of All-Star Game vote-getters at guard in the Eastern Conference while Steph Curry remains No. 1 overall by a large margin.
Golden State’s Curry leads the fan voting by more than 77,000 votes over LeBron James with 4.46 million in the latest update released Thursday by the NBA. James is No. 2 with 4.39 million votes.
DeRozan leads Eastern Conference guards with 2.97 million votes, well ahead of Atlanta’s Trae Young (1.59 million). LaVine is in a tight battle for third with 1.44 million votes. James Harden is only 9,300 votes behind.
Kevin Durant leads the frontcourt vote-getters in the Eastern Conference with 4.09 million votes. Giannis Antetokounmpo is No. 2 with 3.81 million votes.
James is well ahead of Denver’s Nikola Jokic for Western Conference frontcourt voting by more than 1.37 million votes.
Fan voting concludes Jan. 22.