LeBron James drafts Dwyane Wade to play with him in All-Star Game

LeBron James drafts Dwyane Wade to play with him in All-Star Game

Antetokounmpo had been adamant about trying to pick six-time All-Star Stephen Curry first, thereby returning the favor of Curry picking him first previous year.

Nowitzki and Wade were selected to the All-Star team as special additoins by National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver.

In December, shortly after James said it would be "amazing" and "incredible" to have Davis as a teammate on the Lakers, the National Basketball Association issued a memo to all teams reminding them of its rules on tampering and the consequences for violating them.

Davis told the Pelicans he wanted a trade, and James has made it clear that he'd love to play with him. The Raptors added center Marc Gasol to play alongside Kawhi Leonard, while the Bucks traded for Nikola Mirotic to compliment Giannis Antetokounmpo. But the Milwaukee Bucks star did say Monday where he thinks he'll start building his team.

"Everything else for me is just icing on the cake". "I'm going with my buddy, Dwyane Wade".

After choosing Durant first, James then added former Cleveland teammate Kyrie Irving to his team.

The very first pick of the draft was the Warriors' Kevin Durant and James confirmed to TNT's Ernie Johnson that it was the second year in a row he'd kicked off the proceedings with that selection. James took Davis, Golden State's Klay Thompson, Portland's Damian Lillard, Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, San Antonio's LaMarcus Aldridge, Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns and Washington's Bradley Beal.

Team Giannis also includes Bucks wing Khris Middleton, Denver Nuggets post player Nikola Jokic, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell, Orlando Magic post player Nikola Vucevic, and Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry.

Below are the starters and reserves selected by James and Antetokounmpo, in order.

"I didn't have to lobby for it", Wade said.

Note: Westbrook traded from Team LeBron for Simmons after draft.

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