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Players who were Starters in their first NBA All-Star Game

In more than 60 years of NBA All-Star history, 88 players started the game in their first appearance as NBA All-Star players.
Kawhi Leonard is the last addition to the list.

6 of these players were selected as MVP of the game:
- Ed Macauley in 1951, the first NBA All-Star Game, obviously it was Macauley's first All-Star.
- 3 rookie wonders; Elgin Baylor in 1959, Wilt Chamberlain in 1960 and Oscar Robertson in 1961.
- Julius Erving in 1977, the first NBA All-Star since several ABA teams joined the NBA.
- And Tom Chambers astounding performance at home in 1987.

Players in blue are still playing in the NBA.
List updated until 2016.

More lists:
Players who played the NBA All-Star Game in their rookie season
Players who were selected as HS All-American
Players selected for the Basketball Hall of Fame

Players who made a double-double in the NBA All-Star Game
Players who were traded in their All-Star Game season

PLAYERSYEARMINPTSREBAST
Kawhi Leonard 2016 26 17 6 3
Kyle Lowry 2015 26 10 3 8
Klay Thompson 2015 20 7 4 6
Stephen Curry 2014 28 12 3 11
Andrew Bynum 2012 5 0 3 1
Lebron James 2005 31 13 8 6
Yao Ming 2003 17 2 2 0
Ben Wallace 2003 24 2 6 0
Steve Francis 2002 18 3 2 3
Antonio Davis 2001 20 8 9 0
Anthony Mason 2001 20 0 4 1
Tracy McGrady 2001 21 2 1 0
Vince Carter 2000 28 12 4 2
Allen Iverson 2000 28 26 2 9
Kobe Bryant 1998 22 18 6 1
Jason Kidd 1996 22 7 6 10
Anfernee Hardaway 1995 31 12 5 11
Grant Hill 1995 20 10 0 3
Kenny Anderson 1994 16 6 4 3
B.J. Armstrong 1994 22 11 1 4
Derrick Coleman 1994 18 2 3 1
Larry Johnson 1993 16 4 4 0
Shaquille O'Neal 1993 25 14 7 0
A.C. Green 1990 12 0 3 1
Dale Ellis 1989 26 27 6 2
John Stockton 1989 32 11 2 17
Fat Lever 1988 31 17 4 3
Karl Malone 1988 33 22 10 2
Tom Chambers 1987 29 34 4 2
Alvin Robertson 1986 20 4 9 5
James Worthy 1986 28 20 3 2
Michael Jordan 1985 22 7 6 2
Maurice Cheeks 1983 18 6 1 1
Lonnie Shelton 1982 20 7 9 1
Isiah Thomas 1982 17 12 1 4
Gus Williams 1982 26 22 2 9
Reggie Theus 1981 19 8 1 3
Adrian Dantley 1980 30 23 5 2
World B. Free 1980 21 14 3 5
Magic Johnson 1980 24 12 2 4
Eddie Johnson 1980 32 22 1 7
Marques Johnson 1979 20 10 6 2
Larry Kenon 1978 20 16 4 0
Julius Erving 1977 30 30 12 3
Dan Issel 1977 10 0 1 0
Bobby Jones 1977 14 2 0 3
David Thompson 1977 29 18 7 3
Paul Westphal 1977 31 20 1 6
Brian Winters 1976 16 2 2 1
Nate Archibald 1973 27 17 1 5
Pete Maravich 1973 22 8 3 5
Dave Cowens 1972 32 14 20 1
Spencer Haywood 1972 25 11 7 1
Walt Frazier 1970 24 7 3 4
Connie Hawkins 1970 19 10 4 2
Elvin Hayes 1969 21 4 5 0
Earl Monroe 1969 27 21 4 4
Dave Bing 1968 20 9 2 4
Bob Boozer 1968 19 4 5 0
Rick Barry 1966 17 10 2 2
John Havlicek 1966 25 18 6 1
Luke Jackson 1965 15 5 1 1
Jerrry Lucas 1964 36 11 8 0
Walt Bellamy 1962 29 23 17 1
Oscar Robertson 1961 34 23 9 14
Wilt Chamberlain 1960 30 23 25 2
Walter Dukes 1960 26 4 15 1
Elgin Baylor 1959 32 24 11 1
Willie Naulls 1958 15 8 3 0
Bill Russell 1958 26 11 11 2
Dick Garmaker 1957 18 10 7 1
Tom Heinsohn 1957 23 12 7 0
George Yardley 1955 22 11 4 2
Ray Felix 1954 32 13 11 1
Mel Hutchins 1953 30 2 6 5
Bill Sharman 1953 26 11 4 0
Leo Barnhorst 1952 23 14 2 2
Bobby Wanzer 1952 22 4 5 5
Ralph Beard 1951 6 3 2
Bob Cousy 1951 8 9 8
Bob Davies 1951 13 5 5
Joe Fulks 1951 19 7 3
Alex Groza 1951 17 13 1
Ed Macauley 1951 20 6 1
George Mikan 1951 12 11 3
Andy Phillip 1951 6 10 8
Jim Pollard 1951 4 4 5
Dolph Schayes 1951 15 14 3