L.A. players win 4 NBA All-Star Game starting spots

The L.A. Lakers' Kobe Bryant drives against fellow NBA All-Star Chris Paul (left) and Caron Butler of the L.A. Clippers.

Story highlights

  • Fans select 2 Lakers, 2 Clippers as starters
  • Kobe Bryant gets the most votes for the Western Conference
  • Dwight Howard gets the most votes of all players
  • The 2012 NBA All-Star Game is February 26 in Orlando
Basketball fans love L.A., if this year's NBA All-Star ballot results are any indication.
Fans picked four Los Angeles players to start on the five-man Western Conference All-Star team, league officials announced Thursday night.
Chris Paul and Blake Griffin of the L.A. Clippers and Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum of the L.A. Lakers made the Western Conference starting team. The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant will join them.
Bryant was the most popular Western Conference players, with more than 1.5 million fan votes.
The Eastern Conference All-Star team had a South Beach feel to it, with Miami Heat players LeBron James and Dwyane Wade on the starting squad.
Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks and Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic will join them.
Howard was the most popular player overall, with more than 1.6 million fan votes.
The teams will play in the 2012 NBA All-Star Game on February 26 at the Amway Center in Orlando.
The NBA will announce reserve team members on February 9.