DeRozan sits third among Eastern Conference guards, while Lowry is in fifth. The top two vote-getters will be named backcourt starters.
Here’s a look at the voting leaders.
If neither of the Raptors guards can catch up to Irving and Wade they’ll likely still be named reserves.
For the first time ever, NBA players and basketball media will join fans in selecting the starters for the NBA All-Star Game. Fans account for 50 per cent of the vote while players and media are responsible for 25 per cent each. Fan voting for the event ends Jan. 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The All-Star game takes place Feb. 19 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.