Embiid will make his first All-Star Game appearance in a few weeks. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Joel Embiid was named as an All-Star Game starter on Thursday. The Philadelphia 76ers big man was, of course, thrilled to make his first team, and thanked the fans for helping to make it happen.

“I thank all the fans and all the people that support me. Really, I appreciate it.”

Indeed, it was the fans who helped Embiid go over the top. After the starting teams were announced, it was revealed that the fans and media, who carry 50 and 25 percent of the vote respectively, were what put Embiid on the team over New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis.

It definitely goes to show that having a big personality to go with a great game is helpful.

QUIZ: Name the last NBA player to make the All-Star Game from every draft slot

It's not uncommon for NBA players to make the All-Star Game regardless of where they were drafted. With that in mind, can you name the last player from each first round draft slot to be named an all-star? Six minutes are on the clock.

Good luck!

CLUE: DRAFT SLOT / YEAR / DRAFT TEAM

Note: An asterisk (*) indicates the player did not play for the franchise in which he was drafted. 

Score:
0/30
Time:
6:00
#1 / 2012 / NO
Anthony Davis
#2 / 2007 / SEA
Kevin Durant
#3 / 2009 / OKC
James Harden
#4 / 2008 / SEA
Russell Westbrook
#5 / 2010 / SAC
DeMarcus Cousins
#6 / 2012 / POR
Damian Lillard
#7 / 2009 / GSW
Stephen Curry
#8 / 1993 / MIL
Vin Baker
#9 / 2012 / DET
Andre Drummond
#10 / 2010 / IND
Paul George
#11 / 2011 / GSW
Klay Thompson
#12 / 1989 / NJ
Mookie Blaylock
#13 / 1996 / CHA*
Kobe Bryant
#14 / 1996 / SAC
Peja Stojakovic
#15 / 2013 / MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
#16 / 1999 / CHI
Ron Artest
#17 / 2009 / PHI
Jrue Holiday
#18 / 2003 / NOH
David West
#19 / 2009 / ATL
Jeff Teague
#20 / 2004 / DEN*
Jameer Nelson
#21 / 2006 / PHX*
Rajon Rondo
#22 / 1987 / BOS
Reggie Lewis
#23 / 1985 / LAL
A.C. Green
#24 / 2006 / MEM
Kyle Lowry
#25 / 2001 / SAC
Gerald Wallace
#26 / 1989 / LAL
Vlade Divac
#27 / 1986 / DET
Dennis Rodman
#28 / 2001 / SA
Tony Parker
#29 / 2003 / DAL
Josh Howard
#30 / 2011 / CHI
Jimmy Butler
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