Durant, Curry drafted first, second in All-Star draft

Ruben Holloway
February 9, 2019

The Raptors added center Marc Gasol to play alongside Kawhi Leonard, while the Bucks traded for Nikola Mirotic to compliment Giannis Antetokounmpo. James took Davis, Klay Thompson, Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook, LaMarcus Aldridge, Karl-Anthony Towns and Bradley Beal.

The Bucks, Raptors and Sixers all made big deals at the trade deadline to improve their teams, and while the Celtics were quiet, the Pelicans' decision to keep Anthony Davis for the rest of the year will give Boston the chance to trade for him in the offseason.

TNT host Ernie Johnson jabbed at James asking if he was sure he wanted Davis to be his teammate, to which he responded he was "very sure".

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LeBron James opted for Golden State star Kevin Durant with the 1st pick of the All-Star draft on Thursday, February 7 (Friday, February 8, Philippine time).

Antetokounmpo selected Stephen Curry, Joel Embiid, Paul George and Kemba Walker for his starting lineup.

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"Everyone in the world knows who I'm going with and I'm going with Dirk", James said, before pausing to laugh at his joke.

James then added close friend Dwyane Wade with the NBA's "special selection" in the draft, which was televised this year for the first time.

"I might pick Steph because he picked me first a year ago, so I've got to return the favour", Antetokounmpo said after Milwaukee's 113-94 victory over Brooklyn. Two years later, Wade convinced James and Bosh to come play with him.

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It was the second year of the captain's-choice format. The teams for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game are now set for Team LeBron and Team Giannis. When Antetokounmpo took Simmons minutes before, James used an expletive and exclaimed, "You took my guy!"

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