Shaquille O'Neal put forth an MVP performance on Sunday before a hometown crowd.
Jesse D. Garrabrant
Behind a combined 44 points from host-city stars Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant
, the West All-Stars edged the East in a 136-132 classic
Sunday night at Los Angeles' STAPLES Center. O'Neal, who also hauled in 11 rebounds, took home MVP honors as the game's top performer. Jamaal Magloire's 19 points led the Eastern All-Stars while Jason Kidd shined with 14 points and 10 assists.
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• Starters: Carter leads vote-getters
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• OutKast, Aguilera, Furtado to perform
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Minnesota's Garnett Leads West to Double-OT Win in 2003
In a classic double-overtime contest, All-Star Game MVP Kevin Garnett scored 37 points -- seven points in the second overtime -- to boost the West to a 155-145 win last year
in Atlanta. In his final appearance, Michael Jordan nearly won the game when he hit a jumper late in the first OT.
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