The fans aren't listening.
On Thursday, the league released its latest set of returns and Bryant is the leading vote-getter in the backcourt at 844,538.
Bryant has been sidelined with a knee injury but should be healthy in time for the Feb. 16 All-Star Game in New Orleans.
Dwyane Wade (718,109) of the Miami Heat and Kyrie Irving (652,522) of the Cleveland Cavaliers are the top vote-getters in the Eastern Conference. Injured Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (323,099) is a distant third.
Kevin Durant (1,054,209), of the Oklahoma City Thunder leads the West in the frontcourt, followed by Houston's Dwight Howard (509,116) and the Clippers' Blake Griffin (500,964). The top three in the frontcourt are selected by fans as starters.
Miami's LeBron James is the overall leading vote-getter at 1,076,063. He'll be joined in the East's frontcourt by Indiana's Paul George (899,671) and Carmelo Anthony (702,869). Indiana center Roy Hibbert (385,964) is a distant fourth.
As far as Bryant's preference — Lillard is eighth in the West with 162,363 votes.
If an injured player is selected by the fans, the commissioner will choose an alternate.