Kobe Bryant still leads NBA All-Star voting | Inquirer Sports
Close  

Kobe Bryant still leads NBA All-Star voting

/ 03:42 PM January 08, 2016
Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) waves to the crowd after an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Washington. AP

The Los Angeles Lakers’ aging superstar Kobe Bryant continues to lead fan voting for the 2016 NBA All-Star game, the league said Thursday.

Bryant, who is retiring after the season, has 1,262,118 votes — more than 300,000 ahead of reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, according to the second batch of voting figures released by the league.

ADVERTISEMENT

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has the third-most votes — and leads the Eastern Conference with 636,388.

Bryant, who has been selected to 17 All-Star Games in his career, announced in November that he would retire at the end of this season.

FEATURED STORIES

The 65th NBA All-Star Game will be held at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on February 14.

The next balloting update will be released on January 14, and fan voting concludes on Monday, January 18.

Get the hottest sports news straight into your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA All Star, Sports
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.