Which players have participated in the most All-Star Game in NBA history?

This February live one of the most anticipated events of the season at the nba. He All Star Game. The one known as ‘Star Party’, in which the best in the competition face each other. Many of the greatest figures in the history of the basket tournament have been measured in the climax of the weekend of the all star, It has many activities and competitions.

Regarding the meeting, the main attraction of the event, several aspects must be taken into account, and one of them is directly related to the statistics. This 2023, Lebron James He has made history, as he has become the top scorer in the history of the nba. He surpassed the legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and now he seeks to take away another mark: the one with the highest participation in the ‘Game of the Stars’.

Kareem’s throne shakes with the presence of Lebron

So far, the player with the most appearances in All-Star Game history is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. since the year 1970 to 1977with the exception of 1973, Lost Edition, Former Lakers and Bucks Player has participated in 19 occasions in the known as ‘Star Party’. His record has remained immaculate. he has disputed 18having played a total of 449 minutes.

Not even the legend race of kobe ​​bryant You could have removed that record. To this 2023. The person who will match him at the top of the ranking is the same person who has taken away one of his greatest records. her name is Lebron James. the eave of Los Angeles Lakers, ‘The Chosen One’, ‘The King’. With the passage of time, the acron He has been devouring all the marks in his path for being considered the best player in history. Now, this month of February, he will experience the great feat of one of the key figures in the history of the nba.

Uninterruptedly, since the year 2005his debut in All-Star Game, James was present at the meeting. In fact, he has become three times the Match MVP. 2006, 2008 and 2018 have been the editions in which the eaves of the Lakers and former Cavaliers and Heat has been done with one of the most prestigious awards in the sport of the basket in the USA. Now, she aspires to achieve one more achievement in his distinguished career, in her desire to break history.

Jordan, Malone, Duncan or Garnett, among the players with the most matches

Among the players with the most matches played in the all starare some of the greatest legends of the nba. Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnettalready retired, are the most immediate persecutors of Lebron, Kareem or Kobe.

The former San Antonio Spurs player played 15 games, making his debut in 1998, with an uninterrupted streak from 2000 to 2011, returning in 2013, and ending his stage in 2015. Meanwhile, the former Timberwolves or Celtics debuted in 1997 , continued in 1998, had the same number of appearances as Duncan in the early 2000s, and his last game was in 2013. Of course, it should be noted that he was not present in the 2008 contest.

With 15 All-Star It is also found Shaquille O’Neal. The former player of Magic or Lakers He is one of the players with the most participations, since he debuted in 1993. He had a winning streak in this clash until 1998with an absence in 1997. He regained his presence from the 2000 to 2007with two stops in 2001 and 2002and played his last game in 2009.

With one less, with 14there are some of the greatest legends of the nba. First, Michael Jordan. The former of the bulls He was in this match in three stages. The first, since 1985 to 1993losing only the one of 1986. The second, of 1996 to 1998and the last one, already with the Wizardsin his second round to the competition, of the 2002 to 2003. On the other hand, we must highlight the figure of Karl Malone. The former player of the Jazz started his journey in 1988playing, except in 1990, until 1998. Finally, he played from the year 2000 to 2002.

The players with the most All-Star Games played

Player Number of All-Star Games played
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 19
kobe ​​bryant 18
Lebron James 18
Tim Duncan fifteen
kevin garnett fifteen
Shaquille O’Neal fifteen
Michael Jordan 14
Karl Malone 14
Jerry West 14
Dirk Nowitzki 14
Bob Cousy 13
wilt chamberlain 13
Dwyane Wade 13
john havlicek 13
Larry Bird 12
Elvin Hayes 12
magic johnson 12
Moses Malone 12
Bill Russell 12
Hakeem Olajuwon 12

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