LeBron surpasses Curry in All-Star fan vote one week before starters announced

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The NBA released its third set of fan voting results for All-Star starters, with little movement near the top of the vote-getters.

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James surpassed Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry for the lead in total votes with nearly seven million. Curry now sits in second, with Brooklyn Nets wing Kevin Durant remaining in third.

The Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo and Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic round out the top five. There were no new players included in this week's returns compared to the last tally.

Here's how the leaderboard now stands:

Western Conference - Guards

RANK Player Team Votes
1 Stephen Curry GSW 6 019 418
2 Ja Morant MEM 2 623 359
3 Luka Doncic DAL 1 923 187
4 Klay Thompson GSW 1 240 781
5 Devin Booker PHX 867 222
6 Russell Westbrook LAL 855 990
7 Chris Paul PHX 758 336 
8 Donovan Mitchell UTA 612 350
9 Damian Lillard POR 458 858
10 Anthony Edwards MIN 304 343

Western Conference - Frontcourt

Rank Player Team Votes
1 LeBron James LAL 6 827 449
2 Nikola Jokic DEN 4 132 522
3 Andrew Wiggins GSW 2 644 571
4 Paul George LAC 2 312 248
5 Anthony Davis LAL 2 071 920
6 Draymond Green GSW 1 861 562
7 Carmelo Anthony LAL 1 449 475
8 Karl-Anthony Towns MIN 1 195 004
9 Rudy Gobert UTA 583 976
10 Deandre Ayton PHX 472 402

Eastern Conference - Guards

Rank Player Team Votes
1 DeMar DeRozan CHI 4 121 034
2 Trae Young ATL 2 147 111
3 Zach LaVine CHI 1 988 452
4 James Harden BKN 1 962 928
5 LaMelo Ball CHA 958 717
6 Kyrie Irving BKN 844 398
7 Fred VanVleet TOR 577 540
8 Derrick Rose NYK 490 655
9 Darius Garland CLE 343 551
10 Jaylen Brown BOS 330 409

Eastern Conference - Frontcourt

Rank Player Team Votes
1 Kevin Durant BKN 5 496 513
2 Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL 5 124 925
3 Joel Embiid PHI 3 305 229
4 Jayson Tatum BOS 1 580 022
5 Jimmy Butler MIA 1 384 267
6 Jarrett Allen CLE 507 074
7 Pascal Siakam TOR 424 135
8 Bam Adebayo MIA 417 661
9 Miles Bridges CHA 330 372
10 LaMarcus Aldridge BKN 318 655

The fan vote accounts for 50% of final vote weighting for All-Star Game starters, with current players and a media panel each contributing 25% as well. Fan voting concludes on Jan. 22. Starters will be announced on Jan. 27, while reserves - selected by NBA head coaches - will be announced on Feb. 3.

The game itself will take place in Cleveland on Feb. 20.

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