MILWAUKEE -- For the first time in his career, Giannis Antetokounmpo was named an All-Star Captain after leading the eastern conference in votes.
To make the NBA All-Star Game more exciting, the league decided to implement a draft of all players selected to the game.
Thursday evening, the two captains, Antetokounmpo and LeBron James, drafted their respective teams. Needless to say, the Greek Freak brought his sense of humor with him.
After James drafted superstar Anthony Davis, Antetokounmpo yelled "isn't that tampering?"
"Isn't that tampering?"— ESPN (@espn) February 8, 2019
Giannis taking a shot at LeBron after he drafted Anthony Davis 😂 pic.twitter.com/cBptdRdExs
Davis was fined $50,000 two weeks ago for tampering, after he requested a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans. Many believed he was trying to team up with King James in LA.
"Tampering rules [do not] apply All-Star Weekend," James said jokingly.
However, that wasn't all that happened.
The two captains also decided to trade Ben Simmons for Russell Westbrook, so that Westbrook can play alongside Joel Embiid. The two stars have a history of not getting along.
Antetokounmpo accepted the King's offer, a deal sure to make Feb. 17 even more interesting.