No Hawks near top of All-Star balloting

The NBA released the first returns in balloting for the 2014 All-Star Game Thursday and no Hawks are near the top of the results.

Neither Al Horford nor Paul Millsap are in the top 15 among frontcourt players in the Eastern Conference. Jeff Teague is not in the top 10 of backcourt players. Those three were the only Hawks players on the All-Star ballot.

LeBron James leads all players with 609,336 votes. Kevin Durant is second with 607,407 votes.

The All-Star game will be played in New Orleans on Feb. 16.

Here are the first results:

Eastern Conference

Frontcourt

1. LeBron James (Mia) 609,336

2. Paul George (Ind) 489,335

3. Carmelo Anthony (NYK) 424,211

4. Roy Hibbert (Ind) 208,369

5. Chris Bosh (Mia) 156,364

6. Kevin Garnett (BKN) 102,825

7. Joakim Noah (Chi) 75,229

8. Jeff Green (Bos) 55,912

9. Luol Deng (Chi) 54,340

10. Tyson Chandler (NYK) 51,738

11. Andre Drummond (Det) 51,351

12. Carlos Boozer (Chi) 48,745

13. Paul Pierce (BKN) 45,145

14. Brook Lopez (BKN) 37,153

15. Josh Smith (Det) 32,025

Backcourt

1. Dwyane Wade (Mia) 396,279

2. Kyrie Irving (Cle) 365,712

3. Derrick Rose (Chi) 272,410

4. John Wall (Was) 124,851

5. Ray Allen (Mia) 99,464

6. Rajon Rondo (Bos) 80,889

7. Deron Williams (BKN) 44,282

8. George Hill (Ind) 42,536

9. Evan Turner (Phi) 33,605

10. Mario Chalmers (Mia) 32,996

Western Conference

Frontcourt

1. Kevin Durant (OKC) 607,407

2. Dwight Howard (Hou) 295,120

3. Blake Griffin (LAC) 292,925

4. Kevin Love (Min) 275,506

5. Tim Duncan (SA) 217,271

6. Anthony Davis (NO) 149,579

7. Pau Gasol (LAL) 133,199

8. LaMarcus Aldridge (Por) 132,818

9. Andre Iguodala (GS) 109,745

10. Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) 89,093

11. Chandler Parsons (Hou) 77,179

12. DeMarcus Cousins (Sac) 60,923

13. David Lee (GS) 60,015

14. Kawhi Leonard (SA) 55,023

15. Omer Asik (Hou) 53,827

Backcourt

1. Kobe Bryant (LAL) 501,215

2. Chris Paul (LAC) 393,313

3. Stephen Curry (GS) 327,449

4. Jeremy Lin (Hou) 240,404

5. James Harden (Hou) 198,667

6. Russell Westbrook (OKC) 149,065

7. Tony Parker (SA) 112,423

8. Ricky Rubio (Min) 63,096

9. Steve Nash (LAL) 60,782

10. Damian Lillard (Por) 55,847