LeBron James Voted Eastern Conference 2008 All-Star Starter »

Jan 26, 2008 at 4:34 am | around-the-nbalebron-jamesnba-basketball

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has been voted as a starter to the 2008 Eastern Conference All-Star team by the fans, it was announced today by the NBA. James, with 2,108,831 total votes, was the second-leading vote-getter behind Celtics forward Kevin Garnett. “It means a lot to me,” James said. “I work hard every summer to prepare myself to go out and play the game at a high level like I do every night and it’s recognized by the fans. The fans recognize the way I play the game and approach the game every night and I appreciate them for once again voting me as an All-Star starter. It’s going to be exciting.” He joins Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Yao Ming as the only players who have been selected as starters for each of the last four All-Star Games. In 36 games played this season, James has averaged 29.5 points, 7.6 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 2.03 steals per game. He leads the NBA in scoring and ranks eighth in assists per game and steals per game. James is currently on pace to join Michael Jordan (1988-89) and Oscar Robertson (five seasons) as the only three players to ever average at least those numbers in a season. The 57th NBA All-Star Game will take place in New Orleans, LA on Sunday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Check out the new 2008 NBA All-Star jersey below.

Source: cavs.com | From News&Updates
LeBron James Voted Eastern Conference 2008 AllStar StarterLeBron James Voted Eastern Conference 2008 AllStar Starter
  • S55

    Did they announce any All star shoes for lebron this year? Cuz im in new orleans i wanna see if i can snatch some.

  • Harl3m

    Same here Im gonna be there next week it weird that no one has heard a thing about the all star shoe :???: :???: :?: :?:

  • david

    yeah i got them they only sell them at the q where i am a ticket holder. they are sweet. they also have the st.v st m editions aswell. let me know if you want a pair im coming down to the all star game this weekend and i also am trying to get rid of some dunk contest tickets so if anyone is interested let me know. davidabarany@hotmail.com

  • Zwen

    where I can buy the LBJ5 all star exclusive

  • Greg

    The confirmed locations so far are:
    House of Hoops, NT L.A., NT Chicago, NOLA and as always eBay :cool:

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