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USA: Team LeBron and Team Giannis practice in Chicago ahead of 2020 ALL-STAR clash

United States, Chicago
February 16, 2020 at 01:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

NBA ALL-STAR team captains Lebron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo led their teams in practice one day ahead of the 2020 NBA All-Star match in Chicago, Saturday.

The two captains drafter their respective All-Star teams from a pool of players voted as starters and reserve sin each conference, making selections without the usual restrictions of conference or position.

Ahead of this year’s All-Star game, Team Lebron is considered a favourite, with most of the big names like the Houston Rockets James Harden, LA Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard or the Dallas Mavericks rising star Luka Doncic.

According to the "Greek Freak" himself, team Giannis is on the other hand a team made of underdogs and misfits in the NBA, with the likes of Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid and Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler expected to put on a show.

This is the third time Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James will face off as team captains of the All-Star match, with Giannis looking for his first victory on Sunday’s match.

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NBA ALL-STAR team captains Lebron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo led their teams in practice one day ahead of the 2020 NBA All-Star match in Chicago, Saturday.

The two captains drafter their respective All-Star teams from a pool of players voted as starters and reserve sin each conference, making selections without the usual restrictions of conference or position.

Ahead of this year’s All-Star game, Team Lebron is considered a favourite, with most of the big names like the Houston Rockets James Harden, LA Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard or the Dallas Mavericks rising star Luka Doncic.

According to the "Greek Freak" himself, team Giannis is on the other hand a team made of underdogs and misfits in the NBA, with the likes of Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid and Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler expected to put on a show.

This is the third time Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James will face off as team captains of the All-Star match, with Giannis looking for his first victory on Sunday’s match.

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