Anthony Davis will return to his hometown as a starter for the Western Conference All-Stars.
It’s the seventh straight selection for the former No. 1 overall pick from the University of Kentucky and his first as a Los Angeles Laker. Davis is averaging 26.6 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.5 blocks per game for the Lakers, who currently have the best record in the West.
Davis will be joined by his teammate, LeBron James, in the starting lineup, along with Luka Doncic, Kawhi Leonard and James Harden. They will face the Greek Freak, Joel Embiid, Pascal Siakam, Trae Young and Kemba Walker.
The rest of the NBA All-Star lineup will be completed one week from today, Jan. 30 on TNT. The NBA All-Star Game is Sunday, Feb. 16 at the United Center in Chicago.