the 2013 nba all-star weekend in houston, texas began friday night with the celebrity all-star game. russell westbrook, all-pro guard of the oklahoma city thunder & james harden, all-pro guard of the houston rockets served as respective coaches. actor/comedian kevin hart was named mvp for the second consecutive year, despite scoring just five points.
the ongoing activities culminate with the all-star game between the eastern & western conference sunday night. hall-of-famers charles barkley & shaquille o'neal coached the rookie/sophomore game on friday. dwayne wade, all-pro guard of the miami heat coached the eastern squad. chris paul, all-pro guard of the los angeles clippers coached the western squad on saturday. listed below are the winners:
rookie/sophomore game. team chuck 163, team shaq 135.
mvp: kenneth faried, denver nuggets. 40 points, 10 rebounds.
shooting stars - team bosh: chris bosh, swin cash & dominique wilkins.
skills challenge - damien lillard, portland trailblazers.
three point competition - kyrie irving, cleveland cavaliers.
slam dunk contest - terrance ross, toronto raptors.
west 143, east 138.
mvp: chris paul. 20 points, 15 assists.
- mark j. tuggle
- harlem, usa
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