Posted Feb 21 2011 2:42PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA All-Star game has earned its highest television rating since Michael Jordan's last appearance in 2003.
The Western Conference's 148-143 win Sunday night on TNT featuring a duel between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James drew a 5.2 rating. That's up 37 percent from last year, part of a season of strong ratings for a league bursting with intriguing story lines.
Ratings measure the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned into a program.
|December 28th: Daily Zap|
The Daily Zap recaps all of Sunday's action in one highlight.
|Nightly Notable: Brandon Jennings|
Brandon Jennings scores 25 points and dishes out six assists as the Pistons stun the Cavaliers on Sunday.
|Play of the Day: Alex Len|
Alex Len finishes with a powerful transition slam.
|Suns vs. Lakers|
Eric Bledsoe scores 22 points and grabs eight rebounds as the Suns defeat the Lakers in southern California.
|Steal of the Night: Eric Bledsoe|
Eric Bledsoe steals a pass and finishes with an easy slam.