The NBA All-Star game is pretty great. You get to watch some of the craziest athletes, and most skilled professionals in the world in a relaxed fun atmosphere. Last year, we even got to see a Cleveland Cavalier, Kyrie Irving, win the games Most Valuable Player award. Irving was not voted in as a starter this year, but you will still see the Cavaliers well represented.
LeBron James led the Eastern Conference in fan voting and will start.
LeBron James is #Cavs only All-Star starter. Kyrie Irving 4th among guards. Steph Curry passed James as overall votes leader— Jason Lloyd (@JasonLloydABJ) January 23, 2015
Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love missed out in the fan voting. Time will tell if they make the team as reserves. For LeBron James, his status is of course well deserved. The Cavs have been pretty darn good when he has played, and pretty darn mediocre (at best) when he's been out.
The 30 year old James is averaging 26 points, 7.4 assists, and 5.9 rebounds on a 58.6 true shooting rate. He has the best net efficiency rating on the Cavs, as they outscore opponents by 5.9 points per 100 possessions when he's on the floor. It'll be a blast to see him on the All-Star game stage, and hopefully he will be joined by Irving and Kevin Love.