By now you likely know the deal with the way the NBA All-Star teams are being chosen, but if not, here’s a quick recap. First, there is no more East vs. West. Players from both conferences will compose each team, which will be chosen by Steph Curry and LeBron James (the two captains as the leading vote-getters) in something of a playground-style draft. The 10 starters were, as usual, chosen by a combination of fan, media and player balloting. Those results are already in, and they are as follows:

LeBron, who will have first pick as the top vote-getter, and Curry will first select their starting lineups from this group of players. After that, they pick their seven reserves from the group of 14  — seven from each conference — that the league will announce on Tuesday. There are some seriously tough calls to make for these reserve spots, but I’m going to do my best here to predict which 14 players that will make the cut and become eligible to be drafted by one of the captains. Here goes ..

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