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Western Conference beat out the East, 143-138, with the NBA’s career scoring leader in the All-Star game, Kobe Bryant!

Chris Paul had 20 points, 15 assists and won MVP honors, and Durant scored 30 points. Carmelo Anthony led the East with 26 points and 12 rebounds.

via CBS News:

Bryant blocked James’ jumper, turning it into a dunk by Kevin Durant that helped the Western Conference put away the East 143-138 on Sunday.

“It was a great block,” Durant said. “I haven’t really seen any MVP get a jumper blocked like that. It was a really great play.”

Chris Paul had 20 points, 15 assists and won MVP honors, and Durant scored 30 points. Griffin finished with 19, joining his Clippers teammate, Paul, in creating Lob City deep in the heart of Texas.

“You just want to play fast. I like to throw the lob. I like to see guys hit 3s,” Paul said. “When we’re out on the court with all that firepower, why wouldn’t you want to make passes? You’ve got KD filling one of the lanes, you’ve got Blake, Kobe on the wing. There’s nothing like it.”

via ESPN:

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul was named the MVP of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, scoring 20 points and handing out 15 assists in the West’s 143-138 win over the East.