New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony currently has the second most votes amongst Eastern Conference players for the 2013 All-Star game, according to a press release by the NBA on Thursday.
After the first round of tabulations were collected, Anthony received a total of 573,112 votes. He is second only to LeBron James of the Miami Heat who has currently received the most votes of any other player in the league. James has received 641,348 votes.
In addition to Anthony, Tyson Chandler appears in the top-five of voting amongst front court players. Chandler has received 151,744 votes and trails Chris Bosh of the Heat (210,724 votes), as well as Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics (218,246 votes).
Knicks guard Raymond Felton has received 37,974 votes and ranks seventh amongst back court players. Heat guard Dwyane Wade is first with 430,925 votes, followed by Rajon Rondo (382,613), Deron Williams (211,426) and Kyrie Irving (155,989).
Fans can place votes for the 2013 All-Star Game by clicking here. Balloting ends on Jan. 14.