NBA All-Star Game 2021: One key stat to know about each All-Star

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

Like years past, the starters in both the Western Conference and Eastern Conference were selected by fans, media and players. The reserves were then selected by the NBA's head coaches, and NBA commissioner Adam Silver selected the injury replacements.

There are two injury replacements this season: Devin Booker will replace Anthony Davis in the Western Conference and Domantas Sabonis will replace Kevin Durant in the Eastern Conference.

Now that this season's rosters have been finalized, here is one stat to know about each All-Star.

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Western Conference starters

Stephen Curry, G, Golden State Warriors

Stat to know: Curry is on pace to shoot 40.0 percent on at least 10.0 3-point attempts per game for the fourth time in his career. Lillard is the only other qualified player in NBA history to post those numbers in a single season. He's done it once.

Luka Doncic, G, Dallas Mavericks

Stat to know: Now in his third season, Doncic has recorded 32 triple-doubles in his career. Not only is that the most in franchise history, surpassing Hall of Famer Jason Kidd, it ties him with Rajon Rondo for the 12th-most in NBA history.

LeBron James, F, Los Angeles Lakers

Stat to know: Around a fifth of LeBron's field goal attempts have been pull-up 3s, and he's converted 36.8 percent of those opportunities. Both are personal highs for LeBron since the NBA started tracking pull-ups in 2013-14.

Kawhi Leonard, F, LA Clippers

Stat to know: Only five players - each of whom are centres - have scored more total points out of the post than Leonard. He's been incredibly efficient, ranking in the 92nd percentile with 1.21 points per post-up possession.

Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets

Stat to know: Jokic is averaging 8.6 assists per game. According to Stathead, Wilt Chamberlain is the only centre in NBA history who has ever averaged as many assists in a single season.

Eastern Conference starters

Kyrie Irving, G, Brooklyn Nets

Stat to know: In shooting 51.0 percent from the field, 41.1 percent from 3-point range and 88.7 percent from the free throw line, Irving is one of six players currently knocking on the door of the exclusive 50-40-90 club.

Bradley Beal, G, Washington Wizards

Stat to know: Beal leads the league with 32.9 points per game. The only active player who has ever averaged more points in a single season is Harden with 36.1 in 2018-19 and 34.3 in 2019-20.

Jayson Tatum, F, Boston Celtics

Stat to know: Tatum has made three go-ahead baskets in the final five seconds of a game this season, the most in the league. Per Stathead, Malcolm Brogdon is the only other player with two such field goals.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, F, Miwaukee Bucks

Stat to know: Antetokounmpo leads the league with a total of 314 points in transition. LeBron is a distant second with a total of 218 points in transition. Antetokounmpo has led the league in transition scoring in each of the last two seasons.

Kevin Durant, F, Brooklyn Nets*

Stat to know: Durant's 29.0 points per game are the most he's averaged since he last led the league in scoring in 2013-14. He's been as efficient as ever, shooting 52.4 percent from the field and a career-best 43.4 percent from 3-point range.

Joel Embiid, C, Philadelphia 76ers

Stat to know: Embiid has been automatic from midrange, going 89-for-175 (50.9 percent) from that distance. Only three players have made more midrange shots than him on the season.

Western Conference Reserves

Damian Lillard, G, Portland Trail Blazers

Stat to know: Lillard has scored the league's second-most points (92) in the clutch, doing so on 27-for-44 (61.4 percent) shooting from the field, 12-for-21 (57.1 percent) from the 3-point line and a perfect 26-for-26 from the free throw line.

Donovan Mitchell, G, Utah Jazz

Stat to know: Mitchell has assisted on over a quarter (26.0 percent) of his teammate's field goals when he's been on the court, up from a fifth (20.7 percent) in the first three seasons of his career.

Chris Paul, G, Phoenix Suns

Stat to know: 84.1 percent of Paul's baskets have been unassisted. That's the second-highest rate in the league, trailing only Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (86.4 percent).

Devin Booker, G, Phoenix Suns

Stat to know: The Suns have been 12.7 points per 100 possessions better offensively with Booker on the court, representing the largest differential on the team.

Zion Williamson, F, New Orleans Pelicans

Stat to know: Williamson leads the league with 19.3 points per game in the paint. It's the most points anyone has averaged in the paint since Shaquille O'Neal in 2002-03.

Paul George, F, LA Clippers

Stat to know: George has made 54.2 percent of his 2-point field goals, 45.0 percent of his 3-point field goals and 88.8 percent of his free throw attempts. The result? A 64.2 true shooting percentage, by far the best of his career.

Anthony Davis, F, Los Angeles Lakers*

Stat to know: Only three players in NBA history hold averages of at least 2.0 blocks and 1.0 steals per game in their career. Their names: David Robinson, Hakeem Olajuwon and Davis.

Rudy Gobert, C, Utah Jazz

Stat to know: Opponents are shooting 50.0 percent against Gobert around the basket, which is one of the lowest rates in the NBA. Gobert is also averaging 2.7 blocks per game, the second-most in the league behind only Myles Turner (3.4).

Eastern Conference reserves

James Harden, G, Brooklyn Nets

Stat to know: Harden is averaging 11.4 assists per game since joining the Nets, which is both the highest mark in the league and the highest mark of his career.

Jaylen Brown, G, Boston Celtics

Stat to know: Brown has scored 30 or more points six times this season. He had eight such games combined in the first four seasons of his career.

Zach LaVine, G, Chicago Bulls

Stat to know: The only players who have made more pull-up 3s than LaVine (75) to this point of the season are Lillard (100), Curry (92) and Harden (87). LaVine is knocking them down at a 42.1 percent clip.

Ben Simmons, G, Philadelphia 76ers

Stat to know: A candidate for Defensive Player of the Year, Simmons ranks second in the league in total deflections (121), fifth in loose balls recovered (43) and seventh in total steals (49).

Nikola Vucevic, C, Orlando Magic

Stat to know: Vucevic leads all centres with 96 made 3-pointers. He's shooting a career-best 41.2 percent from the perimeter.

Julius Randle, C, New York Knicks

Stat to know: Randle is one of four players averaging at least 20.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game, the others being Jokic, Antetokounmpo and Domantas Sabonis.

Domantas Sabonis, C, Indiana Pacers

Stat to know: Sabonis has 24 double-doubles, tying him with Vucevic, Gobert, Antetokounmpo, Harden and Clint Capela for the second-most in the league.

* Will not play due to injury

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