St. Louis, Missouri
MVP: Jerry Lucas, Cincinnati
Two nights before the San Francisco Warriors shocked the basketball world by trading superstar center Wilt Chamberlain to the Philadelphia 76ers, Jerry Lucas of the Cincinnati Royals scored 25 points and was named the game's MVP as the East nipped the West, 124-123, in St. Louis.
Cincinnati's Oscar Robertson led the East with 28 points. High scorer for the West was Baltimore's Gus Johnson, with 25 points. Chamberlain, playing his sixth and final All-Star Game as a representative of the Warriors, scored 20 points and hauled down a game-high 16 rebounds.