Kyrie Irving named an East Starter; Giannis captain

Boston Celtics star guard Kyrie Irving has been named an Eastern Conference starter in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game.

He joins a backcourt with the Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker, along with a frontcourt of Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks, the Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard, and the Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid.

Giannis won the honors for East captaincy; check back soon for more information on the numbers and All-Star reserves.

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