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Last Updated: March 4, 2021

The 2020 – 2021 National Basketball Association Western Conference All – Stars

Introduction

The 2020 – 2021 National Basketball Association All – Star Game will be held on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 from the State Farm Arena located in Atlanta, Georgia. This just so happens to be the third time that Atlanta will host the NBA All – Star Game, and it will be the first time that Atlanta has hosted it since 2003. This event was originally scheduled to be hosted by Indianapolis, Indiana, but due to scheduling conflicts with the 2020 – 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament being moved to Indianapolis resulting from the COVID – 19 pandemic it was moved to Atlanta this year.

The AT&T Slam Dunk Contest will be held at half time of the 2020 – 2021 NBA All – Star Game, and the Taco Bell Skills Challenge as well as the Mountain Dew 3 – Point Contest will take place prior to the All – Star Game. The 2 rosters for the NBA All – Star Game will be constructed through the NBA All – Star Draft which will be held on March 4th, 2021. This draft will consist of the two team captains (LeBron James and Kevin Durant) picking their teams from the collection of players that were voted in as starters as well as reserves in each conference and make their selections with no regard to conference affiliation. Below is the complete roster for the 2020 – 2021 NBA Western Conference All – Stars that were voted in as starter or reserves.

LeBron James

LeBron James is a starter and the captain of the 2020 – 2021 Western Conference All – Stars. Durant currently plays forward for the Los Angeles Lakers. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 25.5 points per game, 7.8 assists per game, and 8.1 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 4 Time NBA Champion (2012, 2013, 2016, 2020)
  • 4 Time NBA Finals MVP (2012, 2013, 2016, 2020)
  • 4 Time NBA Most Valuable Player (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
  • 17 Time NBA All – Star (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • 3 Time NBA All – Star Game MVP (2006, 2008, 2018)
  • 13 Time All – NBA First Team (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)
  • 2 Time All – NBA Second Team (2005, 2007)
  • All – NBA Third Team (2019)
  • 5 Time NBA All – Defensive First Team (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • NBA All – Defensive Second Team (2014)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (2004)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2004)
  • NBA Scoring Champion (2008)
  • NBA Assists Leader (2020)
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2017)
  • 4 Time AP Athlete of the Year (2013, 2016, 2018, 2020)
  • 3 Time Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year (2012, 2016, 2020)
  • Time Athlete of the Year (2020)
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2012)
  • 2 Time National High School Player of the Year (2002, 2003)
  • McDonald's All – American Game MVP (2003)
  • 2 Time First – Team Parade All – American (2002, 2003)
  • 3 Time Ohio Mr. Basketball (2001, 2002, 2003)

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry currently plays guard for the Golden State Warriors. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 29.5 points per game, 6.4 assists per game, and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 3 Time NBA Champion (2015, 2017, 2018)
  • 2 Time NBA Most Valuable Player (2015, 2016)
  • 7 Time NBA All – Star (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • 3 Time All – NBA First Team (2015, 2016, 2019)
  • 2 Time All – NBA Second Team (2014, 2017)
  • All – NBA Third Team (2018)
  • NBA Scoring Champion (2016)
  • NBA Steals Leader (2016)
  • 50 – 40 – 90 Club (2016)
  • NBA Three – Point Contest Champion (2015)
  • NBA Sportsmanship Award (2011)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2010)
  • AP Athlete of the Year (2015)
  • Consensus First – Team All – American (2009)
  • Consensus Second – Team All – American (2008)
  • NCAA Season Scoring Leader (2009)
  • 2 Time So – Con Player of the Year (2008, 2009)

Luka Doncic

Luka Doncic currently plays forward / guard for the Dallas Mavericks. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 28.5 points per game, 9.0 assists per game, and 8.4 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 2 Time NBA All – Star (2020, 2021)
  • All – NBA First Team (2020)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (2019)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2019)
  • Euro League 2010 – 2020 All – Decade Team (2020)
  • Euro League Champion (2018)
  • Euro League MVP (2018)
  • Euro League Final Four MVP (2018)
  • All – Euro League First Team (2018)
  • 2 Time Euro League Rising Star (2017, 2018)
  • Euroscar Player of the Year (2019)
  • 3 Time Liga ACB Champion (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Liga ACB MVP (2018)
  • All – Liga ACB First Team (2018)
  • 2 Time ACB Best Young Player (2017, 2018)
  • 3 Time ACB All – Young Players Team (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • 2 Time Spanish King's Cup Winner (2016, 2017)
  • Sports Illustrated Breakout of the Year (2019)
  • 2 Time Trofeo Costa de Sol Champion (2016, 2017)
  • FIBA Intercontinental Cup Champion (2015)
  • EB Next Generation Tournament Champion (2015)
  • EB Next Generation Tournament MVP (2015)
  • 3 Time Torneo de L'Hospitalet Champion (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Torneo de L'Hospitalet MVP (2013)
  • Minicopa Endesa Champion (2013)
  • Minicopa del Rey MVP (2013)
  • Under – 14 Vasas Intesa Sanpaolo Cup MVP (2011)
  • Slovenian Sportsman of the Year (2018)

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic currently plays center / forward for the Denver Nuggets. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 26.7 points per game, 8.5 assists per game, and 10.9 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 3 Time NBA All – Star (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • All – NBA First Team (2019)
  • All – NBA Second Team (2020)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2016)
  • Serbian Player of the Year (2018)
  • ABA League MVP (2015)
  • ABA League Top Prospect (2015)

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard currently plays forward for the Los Angeles Clippers. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 26.8 points per game, 4.9 assists per game, and 6.3 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 2 Time NBA Champion (2014, 2019)
  • 2 Time NBA Finals MVP (2014, 2019)
  • 5 Time NBA All – Star (2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • NBA All – Star Game MVP (2020)
  • 2 Time All – NBA First Team (2016, 2017)
  • 2 Time All – NBA Second Team (2019, 2020)
  • 2 Time NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2015, 2016)
  • 3 Time NBA All – Defensive First Team (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 3 Time NBA All – Defensive Second Team (2014, 2019, 2020)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2012)
  • NBA Steals Leader (2015)
  • AP Athlete of the Year (2019)
  • Consensus Second – Team All – American (2011)
  • 2 Time First – Team All – MWC (2010, 2011)
  • Number 15 Retired by San Diego State Aztecs
  • California Mr. Basketball (2009)

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis currently plays forward / center for the Los Angeles Lakers. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 22.5 points per game, 3.0 assists per game, and 8.4 rebounds per game. Due to the fact that he is injured he will not participate in the actual basketball game, but Davis was replaced by Devin Booker as his injury replacement.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • NBA Champion (2020)
  • 8 Time NBA All – Star (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • NBA All – Star Game MVP (2017)
  • 4 Time All – NBA First Team (2015, 2017, 2018, 2020)
  • 2 Time NBA All – Defensive First Team (2018, 2020)
  • 2 Time NBA All – Defensive Second Team (2015, 2017)
  • 3 Time NBA Blocks Leader (2014, 2015, 2018)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2013)
  • NCAA Champion (2012)
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012)
  • Consensus National College Player of the Year (2012)
  • Consensus First – Team All – American (2012)
  • NABC Defensive Player of the Year (2012)
  • USBWA National Freshman of the Year (2012)
  • SEC Player of the Year (2012)
  • NCAA Blocks Leader (2012)
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2012)
  • SEC Rookie of the Year (2012)
  • First – Team Parade All – American (2011)
  • McDonald's All – American (2011)

Paul George

Paul George currently plays forward for the Los Angeles Clippers. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 23.4 points per game, 5.5 assists per game, and 6.2 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 7 Time NBA All – Star (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • All – NBA First Team (2019)
  • 4 Time All – NBA Third Team (2013, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  • 2 Time NBA All – Defensive First Team (2014, 2019)
  • 2 Time NBA All – Defensive Second Team (2013, 2016)
  • NBA All – Rookie Second Team (2011)
  • NBA Most Improved Player (2013)
  • NBA Steals Leader (2019)
  • Second – Team All – WAC (2010)
  • Number 24 Retired by Fresno State Bulldogs

Rudy Gobert

Rudy Gobert currently plays center for the Utah Jazz. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 14.0 points per game, 1.3 assists per game, and 13.4 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 2 Time NBA All – Star (2020, 2021)
  • All – NBA Second Team (2017)
  • 2 Time All – NBA Third Team (2019, 2020)
  • 2 Time NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2018, 2019)
  • 4 Time NBA All – Defensive First Team (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • NBA Blocks Leader (2017)
  • French Player of the Year (2019)

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard currently plays guard for the Portland Trail Blazers. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 29.8 points per game, 8.0 assists per game, and 4.4 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 6 Time NBA All – Star (2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • All – NBA First Team (2018)
  • 3 Time All – NBA Second Team (2016, 2019, 2020)
  • All – NBA Third Team (2014)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (2013)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2013)
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2019)
  • Third – Team All – American – AP, NABC (2012)
  • 2 Time Big Sky Player of the Year (2010, 2012)
  • Big Sky Freshman of the Year (2009)
  • 3 Time First – Team All – Big Sky (2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Number 1 Retired by Weber State Wildcats

Donovan Mitchell

Donovan Mitchell currently plays guard for the Utah Jazz. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 24.5 points per game, 5.3 assists per game, and 4.6 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 2 Time NBA All – Star (2020, 2021)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2018)
  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion (2018)
  • First – Team All – ACC (2017)

Chris Paul

Chris Paul currently plays guard for the Phoenix Suns. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 16.4 points per game, 9.0 assists per game, and 4.7 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 11 Time NBA All – Star (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020, 2021)
  • NBA All – Star Game MVP (2013)
  • 4 Time All – NBA First Team (2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • 4 Time All – NBA Second Team (2009, 2015, 2016, 2020)
  • All – NBA Third Team (2011)
  • 7 Time NBA All – Defensive First Team (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 2 Time NBA All – Defensive Second Team (2008, 2011)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (2006)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2006)
  • 4 Time NBA Assists Leader (2008, 2009, 2014, 2015)
  • 6 Time NBA Steals Leader (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Consensus First – Team All – American (2005)
  • First – Team All – ACC (2005)
  • Third – Team All – ACC (2004)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2004)
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2004)
  • Number 3 Retired by Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • First – Team Parade All – American (2003)
  • McDonald's All – American (2003)
  • North Carolina Mr. Basketball (2003)

Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson currently plays forward / center for the New Orleans Pelicans. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 25.5 points per game, 3.3 assists per game, and 7.1 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • NBA All – Star (2021)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2020)
  • National College Player of the Year (2019)
  • Consensus First – Team All – American (2019)
  • Wayman Tisdale Award (2019)
  • Karl Malone Award (2019)
  • ACC Athlete of the Year (2019)
  • ACC Player of the Year (2019)
  • First – Team All – ACC (2019)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2019)
  • ACC All – Freshman Team (2019)
  • ACC Tournament MVP (2019)
  • McDonald's All – American (2018)
  • South Carolina Mr. Basketball (2018)

Devin Booker

Devin Booker currently plays guard for the Phoenix Suns. As of Monday, March 1st, 2021 he is averaging 25.5 points per game, 4.3 assists per game, and 3.6 rebounds per game.

Career Achievements, Honors, and Awards:

  • 2 Time NBA All – Star (2020, 2021)
  • NBA Three – Point Contest Champion (2018)
  • NBA All – Rookie First Team (2016)
  • SEC Sixth Man of the Year (2015)
  • Second – Team All – SEC (2015)
  • SEC All – Freshmen Team (2015)
  • McDonald's All – American (2014)

Odds to Win the 2020 – 2021 NBA Regular Season MVP

According to Intertops sportsbook these are the odds as of Monday, March 1st, 2021 to win the 2020 – 2021 NBA regular season MVP outright.

Player                                                  Odds
LeBron James                                       +150
Joel Embiid                                            +333
Nikola Jokic                                           +450
Luka Doncic                                          +900
Giannis Antetokounmpo                      +1200
Stephen Curry                                     +1200
James Harden                                     +1800
Kevin Durant                                       +2200
Damian Lillard                                     +2200
Kawhi Leonard                                    +2500
Donovan Mitchell                                +3300
Jayson Tatum                                      +8000
Paul George                                        +8000
Devin Booker                                     +10000
Trae Young                                         +10000
Zion Williamson                                 +10000
Ja Morant                                           +12500
Nikola Vucevic                                   +12500
Anthony Davis                                    +15000
Kyrie Irving                                         +15000
Jaylen Brown                                      +15000
Bradley Beal                                       +20000
Rudy Gobert                                       +25000

 

Sources:

“2021 All – Star Roster”, nba.com, March 1, 2021.

“United States, NBA Futures – NBA 2020 / 21 Regular Season MVP: To Win Outright”, intertops.eu, March 1, 2021.


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