NBA All-Star voting 2020: How it works, fan vote end date, latest results & leaders

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The NBA calendar has flipped to 2020, and that means All-Star festivities are on the horizon.

Ahead of All-Star weekend (Feb. 14-16 in Chicago), the league has released the final fan voting results. A few big names are unsurprisingly at the top of the lists, but there are some eye-openers on the leaderboards for each conference.

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Lakers forward LeBron James finished slightly ahead of Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokounmpo with the most overall votes. Fan favorites Alex Caruso and Tacko Fall landed in the top 10 at their respective positions, and Carmelo Anthony jumped up to sixth in the Western Conference frontcourt after joining the Trail Blazers in late November.

Check out the final results below ahead of the All-Star break.

How does the NBA All-Star voting process work?

The fan vote accounts for 50 percent of the total vote to determine the starters for the NBA All-Star Game. Current players and media members split the other 50 percent. Each ballot consists of two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference. Reserves are chosen by NBA head coaches, and league commissioner Adam Silver chooses injury replacements if necessary.

All-Star captains will then draft their teams from the eligible pool of players (starters in first round, reserves in second round). Captains will be selected based on which players earn the most fan votes in each conference. They are not required to draft based on conference affiliation or position.

Key dates ahead of the 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Fan voting for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game ends Monday, Jan. 20, and the starting pool will be announced three days later on Thursday, Jan. 23.

    Fan voting rounds: Jan. 2, Jan. 9 and Jan. 16Fan voting ends: Jan. 20All-Star starters announced: Jan. 23All-Star reserves announced: Jan. 30All-Star Draft: Feb. 6Rising Stars Challenge and Celebrity Game: Feb. 143-Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest: Feb. 152020 NBA All-Star Game: Feb. 16

    NBA All-Star 2020 fan voting results

    *Named All-Star starter

    Western Conference guards

    RankPlayerVotes1.Luka Doncic, Mavericks*6,111,7352.James Harden, Rockets*3,751,3623.Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers1,337,5404.Alex Caruso, Lakers1,284,9325.Russell Westbrook, Rockets1,094,2546.Stephen Curry, Warriors1,043,8827.Donovan Mitchell, Jazz928,9118.Devin Booker, Suns811,4799.Ja Morant, Grizzlies629,47310.D'Angelo Russell, Warriors619,298

    Western Conference frontcourt

    RankPlayerVotes1.LeBron James, Lakers*6,275,4592.Anthony Davis, Lakers*5,813,7693.Kawhi Leonard, Clippers*3,917,1904.Paul George, Clippers1,505,6915.Nikola Jokic, Nuggets1,232,9796.Carmelo Anthony, Trail Blazers1,058,5437.Kristaps Porzingis, Mavericks1,029,4038.Brandon Ingram, Pelicans1,015,4539.Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves960,60010.Dwight Howard, Lakers948,368

    Eastern Conference guards

    RankPlayerVotes1.Trae Young, Hawks*2,829,9692.Kyrie Irving, Nets2,426,9463.Kemba Walker, Celtics*2,039,4164.Derrick Rose, Pistons1,891,7325.Zach LaVine, Bulls1,218,2806.Kyle Lowry, Raptors1,199,5187.Jaylen Brown, Celtics912,1668.Ben Simmons, 76ers824,1289.Bradley Beal, Wizards805,27610.Fred VanVleet, Raptors797,196

    Eastern Conference frontcourt

    RankPlayerVotes1.Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks*5,902,2862.Pascal Siakam, Raptors*3,293,4943.Joel Embiid, 76ers*3,110,1854.Jimmy Butler, Heat2,784,7175.Jayson Tatum, Celtics2,177,9106.Tacko Fall, Celtics947,3787.Bam Adebayo, Heat718,2408.Domantas Sabon

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    is, Pacers564,0279.Gordon Hayward, Celtics516,70310.Andre Drummond, Pistons428,418