Giannis thinking of drafting Curry with 1st All-Star pick

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Responded James, as both players laughed: "Tampering rules do not apply on All-Star weekend", a thinly veiled reference to the reaction James got when he listed Davis as one of many players he would like the chance to play with.

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In a surprise move, the two captains then agreed to a trade, with James swapping Oklahoma City Thunder star Westbrook for Ben Simmons after the draft.

LeBron James opted for Golden State star Kevin Durant with the 1st pick of the All-Star draft on Thursday, February 7 (Friday, February 8, Philippine time).

"Everything else for me is just icing on the cake".

Team Giannis also includes Bucks wing Khris Middleton, Denver Nuggets post player Nikola Jokic, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell, Orlando Magic post player Nikola Vucevic, and Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry.

After choosing Durant first, James then added former Cleveland teammate Kyrie Irving to his team.

That left the third round and the decision between the two special additions to the game by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver - those being Miami's Dwyane Wade and Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki.

The Greek Freak first picked Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry, returning the favor Curry paid to him a year ago when he served as captain.

"And after that, I don't know".

"I'm going to enjoy it", Wade said.

"I know Ben Simmons is your guy so I'll do it", Antetokounmpo said. TNT aired the draft Thursday evening but pre-recorded it that morning while trade news was still flying ahead of the 3 p.m. ET deadline. The teams for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game are now set for Team LeBron and Team Giannis. It's not often that you see James look completely out of his element, but he seems wildly uneasy after Antetokounmpo's question.