In front of the hometown crowd Kobe Bryant scored 37 points and led West to an 148:143 victory over East in the 60th annual NBA All-Star Game.
L.A. Lakers shooting guard was named Game’s MVP after converting 14-26 field goal attempts to go along impressive 14 rebounds in just 29 minutes of action.
Staples Center fans’ favorite, Clippers’ rookie PF Blake Griffin had 8 points, 5 boards and 5 assists in 14 minutes of his first all-star appearance.
East was paced by LeBron James’ triple-double of 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists while Amar’e Stoudemire matched LBJ’s points total with 29.
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