2014 NBA All-Star
Warriors Guard Stephen Curry Named Starter on Western Conference All-Star Team
Leading Vote-Getter Among Western Conference Backcourt Players Is First Warrior To Be Named Starter Since 1995

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been named a starter on the NBA Western Conference All-Star team, the league announced today. Curry, a first-time All-Star and the first Warriors player to be voted in by the fans as an All-Star starter since Latrell Sprewell in 1995, earned the most votes of any Western Conference backcourt player, receiving a total of 1,047,281 votes in the final returns of NBA All-Star Balloting 2014 presented by Sprint.

Curry, 25, is averaging career-highs of 23.5 points, 9.2 assists and 4.6 rebounds to go with 1.88 steals and 37.9 minutes in 40 games this season. Among NBA leaders, he ranks seventh in scoring, second in assists, third in three-point field goals and sixth in steals. The fifth-year point guard leads the NBA in 20-point/10-assist games with 11, including a league-leading five (5) games in which he’s tallied at least 30 points and 10 assists. Curry is on pace to become the first NBA player to average at least 23 points and nine assists in a single season since Tim Hardaway did so for the Warriors in 1991-92.

After setting the NBA single-season record with 272 three-pointers in 2012-13, Curry surpassed Jason Richardson as the Warriors’ all-time three-point leader on Dec. 7 at Memphis and is averaging a league-best 3.2 threes per game. The Davidson alum has taken part in All-Star Weekend in three of his previous four seasons, winning the Skills Challenge in 2011 and twice participating in the Rising Stars Challenge (2010 and 2011) and Three-Point Contest (2010 and 2013).

Curry has helped lead the Warriors to a 26-17 record, including a 10-game winning streak from Dec. 21 to Jan. 7, despite playing a league-high 25 of their first 43 games on the road. Golden State tied a franchise-record by winning seven consecutive road games from Dec. 23 to Jan. 7.

Joining Curry in the Western Conference starting lineup are Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers) and Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves). The Eastern Conference starters include Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat), Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers), LeBron James (Miami Heat), Paul George (Indiana Pacers) and Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks). Curry was one of four players to receive over one million total votes, joining James (1,416,419), Durant (1,396,294) and George (1,211,318). Curry also becomes the first Warrior to lead his position in All-Star voting since Rick Barry led Western Conference forwards in 1976.

The 63rd NBA All-Star Game will be exclusively televised on TNT from New Orleans Arena on Sunday, February 16, 2014. The All-Star Game, also broadcast live on ESPN Radio, will collectively reach 215 countries and territories in more than 40 languages.

Curry’s #30 Western Conference All-Star jersey will be available for purchase in both adult and youth sizes starting this evening at warriors.com. Additionally, adult sizes will be available for purchase at Oracle Arena beginning tomorrow night when the Warriors host the Minnesota Timberwolves (youth sizes will be available in-arena at a later date).

NBA All-Star 2014 Balloting presented by Sprint
Western Conference

Frontcourt
1. Kevin Durant (OKC) 1,396,294
2. Blake Griffin (LAC) 688,466
3. Kevin Love (Min) 661,246
4. Dwight Howard (Hou) 653,318
5. LaMarcus Aldridge (Por) 609,172
6. Tim Duncan (SA) 492,657
7. Anthony Davis (NO) 286,247
8. Andre Iguodala (GS) 266,611
9. DeMarcus Cousins (Sac) 255,005
10. Pau Gasol (LAL) 247,323
11. David Lee (GS) 232,210
12. Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) 201,873
13. Chandler Parsons (Hou) 174,512
14. Omer Asik (Hou) 130,344
15. Andrew Bogut (GS) 127,947

Backcourt
1. Stephen Curry (GS) 1,047,281
2. Kobe Bryant (LAL) 988,884
3. Chris Paul (LAC) 804,309
4. Jeremy Lin (Hou) 628,818
5. James Harden (Hou) 470,381
6. Russell Westbrook (OKC) 317,338
7. Damian Lillard (Por) 280,966
8. Tony Parker (SA) 258,751
9. Klay Thompson (GS) 162,984
10. Ricky Rubio (Min) 124,230

Eastern Conference

Frontcourt
1. LeBron James (Mia) 1,416,419
2. Paul George (Ind) 1,211,318
3. Carmelo Anthony (NYK) 935,702
4. Roy Hibbert (Ind) 524,809
5. Chris Bosh (Mia) 406,867
6. Kevin Garnett (Bkn) 209,398
7. Joakim Noah (Chi) 181,145
8. Andre Drummond (Det) 163,798
9. Tyson Chandler (NYK) 137,512
10. Luol Deng (Cle) 121,754
11. Jeff Green (Bos) 121,040
12. Carlos Boozer (Chi) 103,502
13. David West (Ind) 95,363
14. Paul Pierce (Bkn) 95,034
15. Josh Smith (Det) 75,433

Backcourt
1. Dwyane Wade (Mia) 929,542
2. Kyrie Irving (Cle) 860,221
3. John Wall (Was) 393,129
4. Derrick Rose (Chi) 359,546
5. Ray Allen (Mia) 250,909
6. Rajon Rondo (Bos) 174,654
7. Lance Stephenson (Ind) 148,382
8. DeMar DeRozan (Tor) 131,228
9. George Hill (Ind) 129,533
10. Deron Williams (Bkn) 126,423




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