On Tuesday, the starters for the 2017 WNBA All-Star Game were officially announced. Among them will be Sue Bird, who will play in front of the hometown fans as the game is set to be played at Seattle's Key Arena. Bird will be making her 10th appearance in the game, tying the record for most in WNBA history with recently retired basketball star Tamika Catchings. Here's a look at the starting lineups for the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star teams this year.

Eastern Conference

For the Eastern Conference, the Connecticut Sun currently have the best record overall and will send two of their best players to the East's starting lineup.

Jasmine Thomas and Jonquel Jones will head up the starters, with New York Liberty star Tina Charles joining them.

In addition, the Atlanta Dream's Tiffany Hayes has been voted in for her first WNBA All-Star Game. Leading all Eastern Conference vote-getters is the former league MVP from 2015, Elena Delle Donne, who currently plays for the Washington Mystics.

Western Conference

For the Western Conference starters, former WNBA MVP Maya Moore from the Minnesota Lynx led all vote-getters. She's joined by the new WNBA all-time points leader Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury. As mentioned, Seattle's Sue Bird joins them, to give the West a triple-threat of former Connecticut Huskies stars.

Also making it onto the West's starting lineup is two-time league MVP Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks.

Rounding out the starting five will be Minnesota Lynx star Sylvia Fowles, who is among the top scorers in the WNBA this season.

Two Western Conference stars who weren't voted in as starters were the league's leading scorer Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury, and the reigning WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks.

Reserves & game coverage

To determine the WNBA All-Star Game 2017 starters, fans voted in a variety of ways. The fan vote accounted for 50 percent of the overall votes for players. There was also 25 percent from media voting and 25 percent from current players. It was reported by ESPN that there were over 600,000 votes cast by fans for this year's game which was double the amount cast for the 2015 edition of the game.

The All-Star reserves will be selected by the East and West coaches with the announcement coming on July 18th during a Chicago Sky vs. Seattle Storm game on ESPN2. The WNBA All-Star Game itself arrives on Saturday, July 22nd from Seattle's Key Arena with ABC carrying the televised coverage.