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Kobe Bryant might knock Kawhi Leonard out of the All-Star game starting lineup

This is not right.

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Kobe Bryant, who has played the vast majority of his NBA career as a shooting guard, is listed on this year's All-Star ballot in the front court. Sentimentality and fond memories of the past run deep, apparently, as he leads all players with 719,235 votes.

Kawhi Leonard, superstar-ascendent, is fourth in the Western Conference frontcourt with 164,521 votes.

Here's how it looks:


Will Kobe strike again and rob Kawhi of a much-deserved spot in this year's All-Star game starting lineup?

Sure seems that way right now. Let's see if we can stop that.