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Damian Lillard Will Play for Team Steph in All-Star Game

In the new All-Star team format, Lillard’s team was determined by a secret draft.

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With the NBA All-Star Game seeing changes to its format this year, Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard had to wait until captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry selected their teams. Today they drafted, and Lillard will be on Team Steph.

We won’t know when Lillard was selected in the process unless it’s leaked—but with the NBA, anything is possible.

Here’s how the teams stack up:

James and Curry exchanged on Twitter after the draft about it not being televised:

Eric Griffith and Brian Freeman here at Blazer’s Edge made their own mock draft, which you should check out to see how they did.

NBA All-Star Weekend, hosted in Los Angeles, will start Friday, Feb. 16 with the Celebrity Game and Rising Stars Challenge. All-Star Saturday features the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest.

The NBA All-Star Game will be on TNT at 5 p.m. PT. Pre-game coverage starts at 4 p.m. PT.