LBN vs GNS Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre And Probable Playing 5: Highly anticipated NBA All-Star game set to take the league by aplomb today.
The much awaited for NBA All-Star game is finally upon us with Team LeBron squaring off against Team Giannis in an edge of the seat thriller today. The three day extravaganza culminates today with the all-star fixture regaling us in a pulsating encounter when two sides packed with worldclass performers face off against each other.
Following the NBA Rising Stars game, the NBA All-Star game slated for today makes for an intoxicating brew. The titillating encounter has been split into two conferences with Team Giannis constituting players from the Eastern Conference while Team LeBron will feature myriad players from the Western Conference.
This clash also heralds in a truly expansive period for the showpiece league with players from seven countries set to step out onto the court today. Giannis (Greece), Luka Dončić (Slovenia), Joel Embiid (Cameroon), Ben Simmons (Australia), Rudy Gobert (France), Nicola Jokić (Serbia), Domantas Sabonis (Lithuania) and Pascal Siakam (Cameroon) will be all taking to the court for this forthcoming contest.
What adds to the intrigue of today’s contest is also the changed format, one which will see each quarter be played out as a separate entity. The first three quarters will all be considered separately with the winner of each quarter winning $1,00,000 with the overall winner collecting $2,00,000 for a Chicago based charity.
The fourth quarter is the one which really matters when it comes to determining the winner from the encounter with a points based system being introduced this time around. 24 points will be added to the score of the winner after three quarters to become the winning score with the clock being stitched off for the fourth quarter.
LBN vs GNS Probable Winner
When the teams were announced, it was clear that Team LeBron was clearly the more well equipped side. Where they are lining up with a slew of worldclass players, Team Giannis features first time all-star picks, names who albeit will dole out a stern test infront of Team LeBron are bound to eventually be putdown owing to the lack of shooters in their contingent.
Probable Playing 5
LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers), Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers), Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), James Harden (Houston Rockets)
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors), Kemba Walker (Boston Celtics), Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks)
Match: Team LeBron Vs Team Giannis NBA All-Star Game Weekend
Date And Time: 17th February, Monday- 6:30am IST
Venue: United Center, Chicago
Television: Sony Ten 2, Six/HD, FanCode
- Anthony Davis, Luka Doncic
- Joel Embiid, Kemba Walker
- James Harden: 35.3 Points
- Giannis Antetokounmpo: 30 Points
Best Ball Stealer
- Luka Doncic: 9.5 Rebounds
- Giannis Antetokounmpo: 13.5 Rebounds
Team LeBron Vs Team Giannis: 178-164
LBN vs GNS Dream11 Point Guard
Although Kyle Lowry will only be featuring as a substitute for Team Giannis come today, the player still comes into our side for this one. His ability to turnover possession along with drop points at crucial junctures has seen him pull off the 19.6 ppg, 7.6 apg and 4.7 rpg to go with them to make him our selection for the outing.
LBN vs GNS Dream11 Shooting Guard
The maverick and unprecedented season Luka Doncic is revelling in can be easily augured from the fact that he’s the only first time all-star player to be picked up by Team LeBron for this clash. At only 20 years old, the shooting guard has set the league alight and made people stand up and serenade him with plaudits owing to the 28.9 ppg, 8.7 apg and the 9.5 rpg.
LBN vs GNS Dream11 Small Forward
With 27.1 ppg, 5.3 apg and 7.4 rpg, Kawhi Leonard comes into our side from Team LeBron for this upcoming contest. The player will be pivotal n transitioning quick break points for his side along with sending down field points from the deep as well, ones his traits allow him to do.
We are also moving in for Jayson Tatum from the unit with him having accrued the 22 points per game this season.
LBN vs GNS Dream11 Power Forward
Both the captains are being indulged in by us for this fixture with us opening the docket with LeBron James from Team LeBron. He has latched onto the second chance points and more importantly pulled off deflections and rebounds to pick up 25 ppg, 10.8 apg and 7.8 rpg this season.
From the opposition meanwhile we are moving in for Giannis Antetokounmpo. He has pulled off the 30 points per game for Milwaukee Bucks this season to see the side torch their way to a tearaway lead atop of the Eastern Conference along with being pivotal in defence as well with the 13.5 rpg to go with them.
LBN vs GNS Dream11 Centre
The fulcrum of Los Angeles Lakers’ consummate success this season, Anthony Davis has been a talismanic figure for the side this term. While his 26.6 ppg tell the whole story of his influence this season, what has really stood out are his 9.2 rebounds per game, ones which have seen him win the battle of the boards for his side and amass triple-doubles with ease.
From Team Giannis meanwhile, the 15.8 ppg and 10.4 rpg to go with them see us bring in Ban Adebayo to wrap up proceedings for the upcoming contest.
The ease with which he can drop triple-doubles sees us make Davis our star player for the contest.
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.