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Mavs’ Luka Doncic falls behind Grizzlies’ Ja Morant, third among West guards

Another star guard in the West has surpassed Mavericks guard Luka Doncic in NBA All-Star Game voting.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant, whose team is currently on a 10-game win streak, has surpassed Doncic for the second-most votes among Western Conference guards in the league’s second batch of fan voting results that were released Thursday.

Golden State’s Stephen Curry still leads all conference guards — and all vote-getters — with 4,463,426 votes. Morant is second among West guards with 1,633,313 votes, followed by Doncic with 1,410,605.

In the first batch of fan voting results released last week, Doncic trailed only Golden State’s Stephen Curry in ballots cast for Western Conference guards.

Fan voting accounts for half of the selection process, with 25% coming from player votes and the other 25% coming from media.

After not making the All-Star team his rookie season, Doncic has taken part in the game the past two seasons. In 26 games this season, Doncic is averaging 24.7 points per game, 8.8 assists and 8.3 rebounds.

Doncic is the only Mavericks player to make the list of top 10 vote receivers by position in the conference.

The next NBA All-Star fan voting update will be shared on Thursday, Jan. 20. Fan voting concludes Saturday, Jan. 21 at 11 p.m. CT.


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