Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis played hosted for All-Star game weekend in New Orleans, putting an exclamation on it with an MVP award and record breaking performance.
Anthony Davis has set an All-Star game record with 52 points and is likely going to be the game's MVP in his home arena. That passed Wilt Camberlain's record of 42 points, set in 1962.
Western Conference teammate Russell Westbrook finished with 41 points, according to CBS Sports and Sports Illustrated.
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks scored a team-high 30 points for the East.
The NBA celebrated and recognized this season's All-Stars after getting together for the All-Star game and skills competition over the weekend in New Orleans' Smoothie King Center. He made 26 of 39 shots from the field, eclipsing Blake Griffin's 2014 record of 19 made field goals in an All-Star Game. Almost! The West pulled out the 192-182 victory in what was an entertaining and competitive All-Star contest, and the East's sluggish second quarter proved to be the difference-maker in their loss.
The third quarter turned into a 3-point shootout, and the fourth quarter was a feeding frenzy when the West players assisted Davis of New Orleans Pelicans over and over again under the rim. At one point, Stephen Curry just laid down on the court as the Greek Freak went to the hoop for a head of steam and soared past. According to the report, the blockbuster trade would send guards Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway, as well as 2017 first and second round picks to the Kings in exchange for the ultra-talented DeMarcus Cousins and veteran forward Omri Casspi.
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"There were a few too many transition baskets allowed", East coach Brad Stevens deadpanned.
"I think the biggest thing coming out of the game is that everybody leaves injury-free", James said. Just threw a lob. Although we are yet to see the Cousins/Davis tandem on an National Basketball Association court, it is going to be one of the biggest stories of what remains of the season and regardless of the outcome it is going to be fun to watch - that much we can be sure of.
Asked about his decision to "make peace" with Durant, Westbrook said, "Oh, was that a question?".
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No defense was played. "It'd be good to have incentives for the guys, get charities involved", Kerr said of the lack of defense.
And an even louder cheer came not long afterward when Beyonce and Jay Z were shown on-screen.