He did it again: Zaza Pachulia on second place in NBA All-Star voting
06 January, 2017
He did it again: Zaza Pachulia on second place in NBA All-Star voting
The NBA released the first round of fan-voting results for the 2017 All-Star Game starters on Thursday, giving an early look at which players may be headed to New Orleans next month, the USA Today informs. This year too Georgian player Zaza Pachulia’s voting results came as the biggest surprise. Georgian fans are actively voting for their favorite player and the number of votes from the small country of Georgia outnumbered those received by world famous basketball stars.

Here is what
the US embassy to Georgia says:

“#NBAVOTE Zaza Pachulia

Zaza is in second place and it is time to boost our effort. Let’s send captain to the All-Star game! You can vote through nba.com/vote website, Google Search, Twitter and of course Facebook by simply posting the above hashtag.”

“Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and Kyrie Irving received the most overall votes, while Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry lead all Western Conference players. The biggest surprise on the list is the Warriors' Zaza Pachulia, who earned the second-most votes of all West frontcourt players despite averaging just 5.2 points and 5.8 rebounds in 17.7 minutes,” USA Today says.

Last year Zaza Pachulia had a really good chance of making it through. Unfortunately, he fell short by only 14 228 votes. Zaza accumulated 768112 votes in total and was fourth in the list of Western Conferences’ frontcourt players, behind Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard.
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Eastern Conference

Frontcourt

1. LeBron James - 595,288
2. Giannis Antetokounmpo - 500,663
3. Kevin Love - 250,347
4. Joel Embiid - 221,984
5. Carmelo Anthony - 189,817
6. Jimmy Butler - 189,066
7. Kristaps Porzingis - 184,166
8. Paul George - 138,332
9. Hassan Whiteside - 72,628
10. Jabari Parker - 64,141

Guards

1. Kyrie Irving - 543,030
2. Dwyane Wade - 278,052
3. DeMar DeRozan - 253,340
4. Isaiah Thomas - 193,297
5. Derrick Rose - 129,924
6. Kyle Lowry - 128,940
7. John Wall - 87,360
8. Jeremy Lin - 59,562
9. Kemba Walker - 52,122
10. Avery Bradley - 32,822
Western Conference

Frontcourt

1. Kevin Durant - 541,209
2. Zaza Pachulia - 439,675
3. Kawhi Leonard - 341,240
4. Anthony Davis - 318,144
5. Draymond Green - 236,315
6. DeMarcus Cousins - 202,317
7. Karl-Anthony Towns - 125,278
8. LaMarcus Aldridge - 101,724
9. Blake Griffin - 100,524
10. Marc Gasol - 97,370

Guards

1. Stephen Curry - 523,597
2. James Harden - 519,446
3. Russell Westbrook - 501,652
4. Klay Thompson - 293,054
5. Chris Paul - 173,830
6. Damian Lillard - 117,857
7. Eric Gordon - 76,609
8. Manu Ginobili - 65,832
9. Andre Iguodala - 64,247
10. Zach LaVine - 53,642

As was announced in December, this year marks the first time that fans only make up 50% of the vote, while NBA players and media each comprise 25%.
Fans can vote in several ways:

• NBA.com/vote
• The NBA App
• Twitter and Facebook, by using the player's first and last name (or Twitter handle) along with the hashtag #NBAVote
• Google search, by typing in "NBA Vote All-Star" or "NBA Vote Team Name" (example: NBA Vote Warriors) and using the respective voting cards to select teams and then players

On Twitter, Facebook and Google, fans can submit votes for 10 different players per day during the voting period. On NBA.com and in the NBA App, fans can fill out one ballot per day, selecting up to two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference.

A second voting update will be shared on Jan. 12, voting will conclude on Jan. 16 and the starters will be announced on Jan. 19 on TNT. The All-Star reserves, as selected by NBA head coaches, will be announced a week later on Jan. 26.

The All-Star Game will take place on Feb. 19 at the Smoothie King Center.

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