Durant, Westbrook Named Western Conference All-Star Starters


Thursday, January 21st 2016, 9:56 pm
By: News 9


Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and guard Russell Westbrook were both named starters for the 2016 Western Conference All-Star team, announced Thursday.

Final results from the All-Star voting were announced with both Kevin and Russell finishing in the top five among all Western Conference players, which earns them both starting positions.

This is the first time the Thunder duo will be in the starting line-up together.

Durant is set to make his seventh All-Star appearance and his fifth start. And Westbrook is set to make his fifth All-Star appearance and his first start.

The 65th NBA All-Star Game will tip off on Sunday, February 14, at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the first All-Star Game to be held outside of the U.S.