The 67th NBA All-Star Game will go down at 8 p.m. EST on Feb. 18 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. And for the first time in the game's history there will not be a showdown between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. Instead, it'll be Team LeBron James versus Team Stephen Curry.
Having received the most fan votes in their respective conferences, the two superstars were elected team captains and tasked to pick their teams from a pool of players who had already been voted into the game — regardless of conference affiliation. Another unique feature to this year's contest is that each team will play for a charity of their choosing, where donations will be used to support local efforts.
Click through for this year's crop of NBA All-Stars, and see which ones sport the most colossal contracts.
For the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, James will team up with a slew of other superstars — including a former teammate and some longtime rivals.
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (Team Captain)
If you pay any attention to the NBA, then you know the name LeBron James. Fourteen years into his career, James has been to 14 consecutive All-Star Games. Along the way, he's picked up a net worth of $400 million — thanks in part to a hefty salary and some lucrative endorsement deals.
In 2016, ESPN announced that the Cleveland Cavaliers legend had officially signed a three-year, $100 million contract, making him the highest-paid player in the league at the time.
James averages 26.6 points, 8.7 assists and 7.9 rebounds per game this season.
Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics
Starting at point guard for Team LeBron is James' former teammate, five-time All-Star Kyrie Irving. The 2014 All-Star Game MVP is enjoying a banner year with Boston — averaging 24.9 points, five assists and 3.7 rebounds per game — after being traded from the Cavs last summer.
Irving will play out his current contract with the Celtics, which runs through 2019. He'll earn $21 million in his final year, according to Sports Illustrated. The point guard has a net worth of $35 million.
Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant first turned heads when he left Oklahoma City to sign a two-year contract with the Warriors before the 2016-17 season. The forward drew even more gasps when he re-signed a year later for a two-year deal worth $53 million, with the first year earning him $25 million — $1.5 million less than the first year of his previous contract, and much less than the $34.5 million maximum he could have earned.
The nine-time All-Star, who has a net worth of $150 million, averages 25.6 points per game this season along with 5.6 assists and 6.9 rebounds.
Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans
When Anthony Davis signed a five-year extension in 2015 to remain in New Orleans, the estimated $145 million contract was at that time the richest in NBA history. The forward-center has been named an All-Star for five consecutive years, and he scored 52 points in last year's game, earning him his first All-Star Game MVP award.
Davis is averaging a double-double this season with 26.4 points and 10.6 rebounds per game. He has a net worth of $13 million.
Paul George, Oklahoma City Thunder
Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins was set to play on Team LeBron until an Achilles injury sidelined him for the season. Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George was named to take his place.
George is a five-time All-Star — and this is his third consecutive trip. The three-time Third Team All-NBA player averages 21.8 points per game this season. George was traded to Oklahoma City in June 2017, and although he enters free agency this summer, TNT analyst David Aldridge reported that he will offer the Thunder a chance to re-sign him. His net worth is $20 million.
LaMarcus Aldridge, San Antonio Spurs
In October of 2017, the Spurs signed LaMarcus Aldridge to a $72.3 million extension that will pay him through 2021. The forward, who has a net worth of $40 million, is familiar with the NBA's All-Star weekend — 2018 will mark his sixth appearance in the game.
Aldridge averages 22.3 points per game along with 8.5 rebounds.
Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards
Another Eastern Conference All-Star reserve is Bradley Beal, who averages 23.9 points, four assists and 4.5 rebounds per game. The shooting guard re-signed with the Wizards in 2016, according to Forbes, for a max contract worth $127 million over five years. He repaid the Wizards the following year by leading the team to more wins than the franchise has enjoyed since the 1978-79 season.
This will be the first All-Star game for Beal, whose net worth is unknown.
Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons
NBA commissioner Adam Silver named Andre Drummond, who is averaging a league-leading 15.3 rebounds per game this season, as the replacement for Wizards guard John Wall on Team LeBron. Wall will sit out after undergoing a medical procedure on his knee.
This is Drummond's second trip to the All-Star game. His net worth is estimated at $40 million.
Victor Oladipo, Indiana Pacers
The No. 2 overall pick in 2013, Victor Oladipo will be a reserve in his first-ever All-Star game. He's been a force to be reckoned with this season, racking up 23.9 points per game to go with 4.1 assists and 5.2 rebounds.
In 2016, The Vertical reported that Oladipo signed a four-year contract extension worth $84 million, but his net worth is not publicly known.
Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks
Forward-center Kristaps Porzingis was elected to his first NBA All-Star game this season after averaging 23.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.3 block. However, the former No. 4 overall draft pick in 2015 will miss this year's game after he tore his ACL during a Feb. 6 game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Who will replace him, though, is still to be determined.
Porzingis is on the third year of his rookie contract, but whether he'll stick with the Knicks or leave for greener pastures after the season's end still remains to be seen.
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
With a net worth of $100 million, Russell Westbrook is one of the wealthiest athletes in the NBA — and he's only getting wealthier. In 2017, ESPN reported that the guard signed one of the biggest contracts of 2017 — a five-year, $205 million contract extension with the Thunder.
With 25.4 points, a league-leading 10.3 assists and 9.4 rebounds per game, the seven-time All-Star is nearly averaging a triple-double this season — which he did the year before en route to his first league MVP award.
Goran Dragic, Miami Heat
Heat guard Goran Dragic was named as a last-minute replacement for Cavs forward Kevin Love, who will miss this year's game due to a fractured left hand. For Dragic, the night will be doubly special. Not only is it the nine-year veteran's first All-Star game, but he's also the first player from Slovenia ever to be honored with a spot on the All-Star team.
Dragic averages 17 points per game. He's currently in the middle of a five-year, $90 million deal with the Heat. His net worth is unknown.
Stephen Curry was the fan's choice for captain coming out of the Western Conference. Thanks to the new format, Team Stephen is sprinkled with other elite players from both conferences.
Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (Team Captain)
According to Forbes, Stephen Curry was one of the most dramatically underpaid athletes in sports — until, that is, the NBA's first unanimously voted MVP signed a record-smashing $201 million deal that will pay him through 2022.
The five-time All-Star has a huge endorsement deal with Under Armour, which will only increase his current net worth of $60 million in the years to come. Curry averages 27.7 points, 6.5 assists and 5.1 rebounds per game this season.
James Harden, Houston Rockets
Even in the current climate of NBA super contracts, James Harden's deal stands out.
Not long after Curry signed his historic deal, Harden inked a record-breaking contract extension that will pay the six-time All-Star $228 million through 2023. Pair that with his lucrative endorsement deal with Adidas, and Harden is well on his way to becoming one of the richest athletes of all time.
Few could argue Harden hasn't earned that gargantuan contract. He leads the league in scoring this season, averaging a whopping 31.5 points per game.
Demar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors
Demar DeRozan is a four-time All-Star, and he also holds the distinction of being the leading scorer in Raptors franchise history. The shooting guard averages 24.4 points, 5.2 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game this season.
He's not doing too bad off the court, either. In 2016, USA Today reported that he signed the second-biggest deal in league history at the time when he inked a five-year contract worth at least $139 million, making him one of the highest-paid NBA players.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
Two-time All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo has a net worth of $40 million — and that number is set to grow thanks to the four-year, $100 million contract extension he signed in 2016.
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
Joel Embiid's net worth is unknown. But what is known is that in 2017, the center signed a five-year, $148 million maximum extension contract, which makes him one of the richest NBA players.
The deal was a gamble by the Sixers, who had to weigh Embiid's extraordinary talent against his propensity for getting injured. It will be his first visit to the All-Star game.
Embiid averages 23.8 points, 11 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game.
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Jimmy Butler, Minnesota Timberwolves
With Jimmy Butler nearing the end of his contract, Timberwolves fans are holding their breath to learn whether the team will offer Butler a full max extension worth $188 million over five years — according to ESPN — and if so, whether the four-time All-Star guard will accept.
Butler averages 21.9 points, five assists and 5.4 rebounds per game.
Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors
Three-time All-Star Draymond Green has a net worth of $20 million. Part of the four-man core that represents the lion's share of the Warriors' epic payroll, the forward earned a five-year, $82 million extension in 2015 after helping his team to its first NBA title in 40 years.
Last season's Defensive Player of the Year, Green is averaging 11.3 points, 7.3 assists and 7.9 rebounds per game this season.
Al Horford, Boston Celtics
In 2016, then-free agent Al Horford signed a four-year, $113 million contract with the Celtics after spending nine years in Atlanta. The five-time All-Star instantly paid off, leading Boston to the top of the Eastern Conference during a career year that witnessed him launch 256 3-point attempts — a wide leap from the 65 3-pointers he attempted over the span of his entire eight-year career prior to the start of the season.
This year, Horford averages 13.3 points, 7.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game. He has a net worth of $20 million.
Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers
Damian Lillard is riding high on a five-year, $120 million extension that kicked in during the 2016-17 season, according to ESPN. The three-time All-Star guard and 2013 Rookie of the Year has recorded 25.2 points and 6.5 assists per game this season.
Lillard earned $24.4 million in salary last year, according to Forbes, and he has a massive portfolio of endorsement deals that will keep him wealthy even without his on-court earnings.
Kyle Lowry, Toronto Raptors
Kyle Lowry has a net worth of $40 million — for now. In 2017, Lowry announced via an essay in The Players' Tribune that he was staying with Toronto. He eventually agreed to a contract worth $100 million over three years, according to Basketball Insiders.
Lowry is a four-time All-Star, and this season, the guard has tallied up 16.7 points, 6.6 assists and 5.9 rebounds per game.
Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors
Klay Thompson, who will earn $18.4 million a year for the next two years, has been an All-Star three seasons in a row.
The guard has been instrumental to the Warriors' recent success, thanks to numbers like his 20.2 points per game average and a blistering 45.4 3-point percentage, which leads the league. The guard is no stranger to the other All-Star weekend festivities either: He won the 3-point contest in 2016, and will compete again this year.
Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves
The Timberwolves already said publicly that the team plans to re-sign Karl-Anthony Towns when he enters free agency this summer, according to the Star Tribune.
The first-time All-Star center was drafted No. 1 overall by Minnesota in 2015. Although his future contract is far from written, it will likely be an estimated $150 million maximum deal.
Towns, whose net worth is unknown, averages 19.9 points per game and 12.1 rebounds.
All player statistics are current as of Feb. 2, 2018. All player net worths are sourced from Celebrity Net Worth, unless otherwise noted.