That would make him a starter in the All-Star game, if his position holds. He has received 2,147,111 votes, behind Chicago’s DeMar DeRozan, who ranks No. 1 at 4,121,034. This season, Young is No. 5 in the league in scoring (27.9 points per game) and No. 3 in assists (9.5 assists per game).
To determine All-Star starters, fans account for 50% of the vote, and NBA players and media will account for 25% of the vote each. The three frontcourt players and two guards with the most votes will be starters. NBA head coaches will select the reserves for the game.