Posted Feb 27 2013 1:38PM
EAST 129, WEST 118, at the Alamodome (San Antonio)
MVP: Michael Jordan
Playing in his first All-Star Game after his return from his first retirement, Michael Jordan scored 20 points (on 8-of-11 shooting) and Shaquille O'Neal pumped in 25 to lead the East. The East took control by outscoring the West 41-22 in the third quarter. For O'Neal, this was the final All-Star Game he would appear in as a member of the East team until 2005 -- when he was on the Miami Heat.
Dallas point guard Jason Kidd, a 22-year-old in his second season, handed out 10 assists in his first All-Star Game appearance. Washington's Juwan Howard, in his second season, made his only All-Star appearance, scoring two points and grabbing six rebounds. Alonzo Mourning made the first of his five All-Star appearances as a member of the Heat while Clyde Drexler, a seven-time All-Star as a member of the Portland Trail Blazers, appeared in the game for the first time as a Houston Rocket.
Behind a 19-point, 11-assist effort from Raptors rookie Damon Stoudamire, the East team defeated the West team 94-92 in the Rookie Game. Fellow rookie Joe Smith of the Warriors led the West with 20 points and six rebounds.
The Dunk Contest trophy was claimed by Clippers rookie Brent Barry while Wizards guard Tim Legler took home the 3-Point Shootout crown.
Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
Anfernee Hardaway (Orlando Magic)
Shaquille O'Neal (Orlando Magic)
Grant Hill (Dteroit Pistons)
Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls)
Vin Baker (Milwaukee Bucks)
Terrell Brandon (Cleveland Cavaliers)
Patrick Ewing (New York Knicks)
Juwan Howard (Washington Bullets)
Reggie Miller (Indiana Pacers)
Alonzo Mourning (Miami Heat)
Glen Rice (Charlotte Hornets)
Jason Kidd (Dallas Mavericks)
Clyde Drexler (Houston Rockets)
Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets)
Charles Barkley (Phoenix Suns)
Shawn Kemp (Seattle Sonics)
Gary Payton (Seattle Sonics)
Sean Elliott (San Antonio Spurs)
David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs)
Karl Malone (Utah Jazz)
John Stockton (Utah Jazz)
Mitch Richmond (Sacramento Kings)
Dikembe Mutombo (Denver Nuggets)
Slam Dunk Contest: Brent Barry (L.A. Clippers)
3-Point Shootout: Tim Legler (Washington Bullets)
Rookie Game: East 94, West 92
Rookie Game MVP: Damon Stoudamire, Toronto Raptors (19 points, 11 assists for East)
|Kyrie From Deep|
Kyrie Irving steps into the three from deep and nails it to pull Cleveland within seven.
|Hawks Shaqtin' Moment|
Hawks players fail to retrieve the rebound, resulting in a turnover.
Kemba Walker splits the defense on the drive to the basket, hits the layup and draws the foul.
|Holiday Gift For Hill|
Jrue Holiday drops the nice dime to the cutting Solomon Hill for two.
|Holiday Drops Another Gift|
Jrue Holiday drives and drops it to Terrence Jones for the layup.