Raptors’ Lowry named All-Star game starter

NBA releases starting lineup for 2016 all-star game

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was voted in by fans as an NBA All-Star Game starter.

NBA All-Star Game Starters

Eastern Conference

  • Kyle Lowry (TOR)
  • LeBron James (CLE)
  • Dwyane Wade (MIA)
  • Paul George (IND)
  • Carmelo Anthony (NYK)

Western Conference

  • Kobe Bryant (LAL)
  • Stephen Curry (GSW)
  • Kawhi Leonard (SAS)
  • Russell Westbrook (OKC)
  • Kevin Durant (OKC)

 

The NBA announced the Eastern and Western Conference starters on Jan.21 for the 2016 NBA all-star game.

Lowry trailed Cavaliers’ guard Kyrie Irving by 32,285 votes, but surged to a starting spot on the final day, the NBA said in a statement.

The NBA will announce reserve players for the All-Star game on Jan.28. Lowry’s teammate DeMar DeRozan is among those who can be chosen.

Lowry is averaging 20.9 points per game and is making his second consecutive All-Star Game appearance. Lowry expressed his gratitude to fans on Twitter.

The all-star game will take place in Toronto on Feb.4.