Bryant, James lead All-Star poll

NEW YORK: Kobe Bryant is the runaway vote leader while fellow superstar LeBron James ranks second in the latest NBA All-Star Game fan balloting totals announced by the league. Bryant, the LA Lakers playmaker who won his fourth NBA crown last season, sets the overall pace with 1,380,383 votes while Cleveland’s James is second with 1,351,292. Voting

continues through January 18 for the 2010 NBA All-Star Game, to be played before a crowd of more than 80,000 at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on February 14.