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The Best NBA All-Star Teams Ever

List RulesVote up the best NBA All-Star starting lineups.

What are the best NBA All-Star teams of all time? The best All Star teams have featured Hall of Famers, MVPs, All-Pros, and champions. They are the best of the best ever to step on the court, and for one game a year, the All-Star starting five for each conference gives fans a glimpse at what it would be like if the top players in the game teamed up. But which of these NBA All-Star teams could never be beat?

While many of these teams feature some of the same starters over and over, with players like Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant making double-digit All-Star teams in their careers, it is fun to wonder how the small changes among the group of 5 change the perception of the team.

In Jordan's rookie season, he was on an All-Star team with Julius Erving, Moses Malone, Larry Bird and Isiah Thomas, who were all at different points in their careers. Then, in the '90s, a more seasoned Jordan was teamed with an older Thomas, as well as Scottie Pippen, Shaquille O'Neal, and Larry Johnson. Which team do you want to watch?

So check out this list of NBA All-Star teams from the Jordan Era of NBA history and beyond, and vote up the NBA All Star starting five that would be the most dominant. 

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  • 1

    2019 Team LeBron All-Stars

    79
    20

    LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)
    James Harden (Houston Rockets)
    Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors)
    Kyrie Irving (Boston Celtics)
    Kawhi Leonard (Toronto Raptors)

  • 2

    1985 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    72
    16

    Moses Malone (Philadelphia 76ers)
    Larry Bird (Boston Celtics)
    Isiah Thomas (Detroit Pistons)
    Julius Erving (Philadelphia 76ers)
    Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)

  • 3

    1987 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    66
    15

    Moses Malone (Washington Bullets)
    Larry Bird (Boston Celtics)
    Julius Erving (Philadelphia 76ers)
    Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
    Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks)

  • 4

    1990 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    54
    10

    Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
    Isiah Thomas (Detroit Pistons)
    Patrick Ewing (New York Knicks)
    Larry Bird (Boston Celtics)
    Charles Barkley (Philadelphia 76ers)

  • 5

    2020 Team LeBron All-Stars

    55
    13

    Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers)
    James Harden (Houston Rockets)
    Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers)
    Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks)
    LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)

  • 6

    2016 Western Conference All-Stars

    64
    21

    Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
    Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
    Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs)
    Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
    Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)

  • 7

    2017 Western Conference All-Stars

    49
    16

    Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans)
    James Harden (Houston Rockets)
    Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
    Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors)
    Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs)

  • 8

    2008 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    53
    22

    Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic)
    LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Jason Kidd (New Jersey Nets)
    Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat)
    Chris Bosh (Toronto Raptors)

  • 9

    1998 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    52
    22

    Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
    Grant Hill (Detroit Pistons)
    Shawn Kemp (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Dikembe Mutombo (Atlanta Hawks)
    Anfernee Hardaway (Orlando Magic)

  • 10

    1989 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    35
    5

    Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
    Isiah Thomas (Detroit Pistons)
    Charles Barkley (Philadelphia 76ers)
    Moses Malone (Atlanta Hawks)
    Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks)

  • 11

    1993 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    42
    13

    Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
    Isiah Thomas (Detroit Pistons)
    Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls)
    Shaquille O'Neal (Orlando Magic)
    Larry Johnson (Charlotte Hornets)

  • 12

    2018 Team LeBron All-Stars

    35
    7

    LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors)
    Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)
    Kyrie Irving (Boston Celtics)
    Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans)

  • 13

    2008 Western Conference All-Stars

    33
    8

    Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs)
    Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets)
    Allen Iverson (Denver Nuggets)
    Yao Ming (Houston Rockets)
    Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)

  • 14

    2013 Western Conference All-Stars

    40
    16

    Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
    Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
    Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers)
    Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers)
    Dwight Howard (Los Angeles Lakers)

  • 15

    2011 Western Conference All-Stars

    31
    8

    Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
    Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
    Chris Paul (New Orleans Hornets)
    Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets)
    Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs)

  • 16

    2009 Western Conference All-Stars

    38
    16

    Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
    Chris Paul (New Orleans Hornets)
    Amar'e Stoudemire (Phoenix Suns)
    Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs)
    Yao Ming (Houston Rockets)

  • 17

    2004 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    39
    18

    Jermaine O'Neal (Indiana Pacers)
    Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers)
    Ben Wallace (Detroit Pistons)
    Tracy McGrady (Orlando Magic)
    Vince Carter (Toronto Raptors)

  • 18

    2005 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    43
    23

    Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers)
    LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Shaquille O'Neal (Miami Heat)
    Vince Carter (New Jersey Nets)
    Grant Hill (Orlando Magic)

  • 19

    2014 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    38
    17

    Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    LeBron James (Miami Heat)
    Paul George (Indiana Pacers)
    Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks)
    Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat)

  • 20

    1988 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    37
    17

    Larry Bird (Boston Celtics)
    Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks)
    Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
    Isiah Thomas (Detroit Pistons)
    Moses Malone (Washington Bullets)

  • 21

    2000 Western Conference All-Stars

    31
    13

    Kevin Garnett (Minnesota Timberwolves)
    Jason Kidd (Phoenix Suns)
    Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs)
    Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
    Shaquille O'Neal (Los Angeles Lakers)

  • 22

    2013 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    22
    4

    Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks)
    LeBron James (Miami Heat)
    Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat)
    Chris Bosh (Miami Heat)
    Kevin Garnett (Boston Celtics)

  • 23

    2015 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    22
    8

    LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks)
    John Wall (Washington Wizards)
    Pau Gasol (Chicago Bulls)
    Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors)

  • 24

    2009 Eastern Conference All-Stars

    31
    18

    Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic)
    LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)
    Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat)
    Kevin Garnett (Boston Celtics)
    Allen Iverson (Detroit Pistons)

  • 25

    2012 Western Conference All-Stars

    21
    7

    Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
    Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
    Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers)
    Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers)
    Andrew Bynum (Los Angeles Lakers)