Posted Feb 27 2013 2:47PM
EAST 100, WEST 91, at Madison Square Garden
MVP: Bill Sharman
Though he was listed as a reserve for the 1955 All-Star Game, Bill Sharman made an impact like a starter. Sharman scored 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter as the East pulled away from the West 100-91. He was named MVP.
Bob Cousy, Sharman's teammate on the Celtics, was also solid for the East as he notched 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists. For the West, the Lakers' Jim Pollard (17 points) and Vern Mikkelsen (16 points, nine rebounds) provided much of the offensive punch for a squad that shot 36.0 percent in the defeat.
Harry Gallatin (New York Knicks)
Bob Cousy (Boston Celtics)
Dolph Schayes (Syracuse Nationals)
Ed Macauley (Boston Celtics)
Paul Seymour (Syracuse Nationals)
Dick McGuire (New York Knicks)
Paul Arizin (Philadelphia Warriors)
Bill Sharman (Boston Celtics)
Carl Braun (New York Knicks)
Neil Johnston (Philadelphia Warriors)
Andy Phillip (Ft. Wayne Pistons)
Jim Pollard (Minneapolis Lakers)
Bobby Wanzer (Rochester Royals)
Larry Foust (Ft. Wayne Pistons)
George Yardley (Ft. Wayne Pistons)
Bob Pettit (Milwaukee Hawks)
Vern Mikkelsen (Minneapolis Lakers)
Slater Martin (Minneapolis Lakers)
Frank Selvy (Minneapolis Lakers)
Jack Coleman (Rochester Royals)
Arnie Risen (Rochester Royals) *
East: Al Cervi (Nationals)
West: Charles Eckman (Pistons)
NOTE: * = missed game due to injury; ** = injury replacement
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Paul Pierce hits the key 3-pointer down the stretch for the Nets.
|Griffin and Tucker Incident|
Blake Griffin and P.J. Tucker get tangled while going for a rebound.
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