According to a statement from the Los Angeles Lakers, the organization has decided they will shut down LeBron for the final six games of the season. With the team being out of playoff contention, the organization decided it was in both their’s and LeBron’s best interests to shutdown the superstar for the rest of the season. During the 2018-2019 season, James averaged 27.4 ppg, 8.5 rpg, and 8.3 assist per game in a Lakers’ jersey.
The 2019 NBA All-Star Game will tip off in Charlotte’s Spectrum Center Sunday at 8:00 p.m. ET. To get our readers prepared for the game, we have compiled all the knowledge every NBA fan needs to know as we prepare to cap off another great All-Star Weekend.
Lebron James and his star-studded lineup, nicknamed Team Lebron, will enter the 2019 NBA All-Star game as 6-point favorites against Team Giannis, according to OddsShark.com.
All-Star Game MVP?
According to OddsShark.com, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Durant open as the favorites to win the All-Star Game’s MVP award, with both of them having +600 odds to win. Lebron James sits just behind the pair with a +650 chance of winning the award. James will be looking to repeat after capturing the elusive award in last year’s All-Star Game.
How to Watch:
Date: Sunday, February 17th
Time: 8 p.m. ET.
Location: Spectrum Center – Charlotte, NC
Starters: Lebron James, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden
Reserves: Anthony Davis, Klay Thompson, Damian Lillard, Ben Simmons, LaMarcus Aldridge, Karl-Anthony Towns, Bradley Beal
Special Addition: Dwyane Wade
Starters: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Stephen Curry, Joel Embiid, Paul Goerge, Kemba Walker
Reserves: Khris Middleton, Nikola Jokic, Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, D’Angelo Russell, Nikola Vucevic, Kyle Lowry
Special Addition: Dirk Nowitzki
Here at Hoops Table, we believe Team Giannis will defeat Team Lebron in this year’s NBA All-Star Game!
Our pick for MVP is Giannis Antetokounmpo!
Team Giannis: 142, Team Lebron: 138.