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Under no circumstances was it a ringing endorsement, however LeBron James acknowledged that the league wanted to do one thing to revive its more and more non-aggressive showcase.

James advised ESPN’s Dave McMenamin that he was nice with the league ditching conferences in favor of two captains choosing the All-Star groups because the recreation itself was dropping its luster.

“I don’t see it as a nasty concept. We needed to do one thing. The All-Star Recreation has been fairly dangerous the final couple years simply from a contest standpoint,” James stated.

“Making an attempt to modify it up. Identical to how the dunk contest was at one level it was nice, then it wasn’t so properly, in order that they needed to type of change it up. Then it acquired good, then it received dangerous and you turn it up once more. You see what occurs.

“It’s arduous to say if it’s good or dangerous but. We haven’t finished it but. February isn’t right here but so nobody is aware of how good or how dangerous it’s going to be. However I just like the change. Why not?”

James, with thirteen All-Star appearances to his identify, would probably function captain for one of many two groups come subsequent February.