In an historic achievement, LeBron James was named to his 20th All-Star team on Thursday night, setting the record for the most All-Star selections in NBA history. James, now playing his 21st season with the Los Angeles Lakers, was chosen as a Western Conference starter for the upcoming All-Star Game in Indianapolis, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s previous record.
After the Los Angeles Lakers narrowly defeated the Toronto Raptors 132-131, Toronto coach Darko Rajakovic unleashed a vehement criticism of the officiating, especially highlighting the disparity in free throw opportunities during the game’s final quarter on Tuesday night.
Paolo Banchero of the Orlando Magic secured his first career triple-double, contributing significantly to his team’s victory over the Denver Nuggets. Banchero achieved 32 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists, coupled with three steals.