Kevin Durant Fifth Among Forwards in All-Star Voting
Oklahoma City Thunder Forward Kevin Durant Celebrates a Three-Point Shot (AP Photo)
Originally Published: Dec 10, 2009 5:53 PM CDT
Andrew Topps Oklahoma Sports Staff Writer
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant sits in fifth place among Western Conference forwards in the preliminary All-Star voting released Thursday. Denver’s Carmelo Anthony, Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, the Lakers’ Pau Gasol and San Antonio’s Tim Duncan are ahead of Durant.
Jeff Green and Russell Westbrook did not receive enough votes to place in the top 11.
Kobe Bryant leads all players with 692,518.
Western Conference forwards voting: 1. Carmelo Anthony, Denver, 588,958 2. Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas, 366,300 3. Pau Gasol, L.A. Lakers, 280,758 4. Tim Duncan, San Antonio, 271,321 5. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City, 177,205 6. Trevor Ariza, Houston, 168,167 7. Shawn Marion, Dallas, 161,653 8. Luis Scola, Houston, 134,321 9. Ron Artest, L.A. Lakers, 99,209 10. Lamar Odom, L.A. Lakers, 85,817 11. LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland, 70,588
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