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All-Star 2019

NBA All-Star Mock Draft: Who will LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo select?

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LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo [NBA 2K19]

Who will LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo select in Thursday's 2019 NBA All-Star Draft? We won't know for sure until 7 p.m. ET, but we decided to hold our own mock draft to get an idea of how it might play out.

Representing Team LeBron was NBA.com's Carlan Gay ( @TheCarlanGay ). Representing Team Giannis was NBA.com's Scott Rafferty ( @crabdribbles ).

Having received more votes from the fans, Team LeBron received the first pick of the draft. We then alternated picks, with Team Giannis going second, Team LeBron going third, Team Giannis going forth, and so on and so forth.

Once each round was completed - starters first, followed by reserves and legends - we simulated a game of NBA 2K19 to see which team would be crowned the champions in a winner-takes-all game.

Below are the results from our 2019 mock draft and simulation.

Mock Draft Results

Round 1: Starters

1. James Harden (Team LeBron)

2. Stephen Curry (Team Giannis)

3. Kevin Durant (Team LeBron)

4. Kawhi Leonard (Team Giannis)

5. Kyrie Irving (Team LeBron)

6. Joel Embiid (Team Giannis)

7. Paul George (Team LeBron)

8. Kemba Walker (Team Giannis)

Round 2: Reserves

10. Anthony Davis (Team LeBron)

11. Nikola Jokic (Team Giannis)

12. Ben Simmons (Team LeBron)

13. Klay Thompson (Team Giannis)

14. Bradley Beal (Team LeBron)

15. Damian Lillard (Team Giannis)

16. Karl-Anthony Towns (Team LeBron)

17. Khris Middleton (Team Giannis)

18. Blake Griffin (Team LeBron)

19. LaMarcus Aldridge (Team Giannis)

20. Russell Westbrook (Team LeBron)

21. Kyle Lowry (Team Giannis)

22. Nikola Vucevic (Team LeBron)

23. D'Angelo Russell (Team Giannis)

Round 3: Legends

25. Dwyane Wade

26. Dirk Nowitzki

Final Rosters

Team LeBron Team Giannis
LeBron James Giannis Antetokounmpo
James Harden Stephen Curry
Kevin Durant Kawhi Leonard
Kyrie Irving Joel Embiid
Paul George Kemba Walker
Anthony Davis Nikola Jokic
Ben Simmons Klay Thompson
Bradley Beal Damian Lillard
Karl-Anthony Towns Khris Middleton
Blake Griffin LaMarcus Aldridge
Russell Westbrook Kyle Lowry
Nikola Vucevic D'Angelo Russell
Dwyane Wade Dirk Nowitzki

* Starters are italicized.

2K19 Simulation

Team LeBron Leaders

NAME PTS REB AST FG 3PT
P. George 17 4 9 7-11 1-5
J. Harden 14 5 8 4-9 2-6
K. Irving 13 3 2 6-13 1-6
B. Beal 13 5 1 4-7 3-6
L. James 11 5 5 4-7 2-4
K. Durant 8 4 4 2-12 2-8
A. Davis 8 2 1 3-4 1-1

Team Giannis Leaders

NAME PTS REB AST FG 3PT
K. Walker 19 2 3 6-14 4-10
G. Antetokounmpo 16 14 6 5-10 1-4
N. Jokic 13 5 3 4-7 0-0
S. Curry 11 3 2 5-15 1-6
K. Leonard 10 8 5 3-14 1-7
D. Russell 10 1 3 3-4 3-4
K. Lowry 9 2 4 3-4 3-4

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