NBA All-Star Game 2016

Russell Westbrook scored 31 points with eight rebounds and five assists as the West crushed the East, 196-173, in the NBA All-Star Game at the Air Canada Centre.  Westbrook was named MVP of the game for the second straight season.  In his final All-Star Game, Kobe Bryant put up 10 points, seven assists and six rebounds.  East starter Paul George came one point short of tying Wilt Chamberlain's record of 42 points.  George knocked down nine threes on his way to 41 points.  It's the second straight season the West has won.  

Cavaliers forward LeBron James hit a personal milestone in the loss.  James became the leading scorer passing Kobe Bryant by scoring 13 points, giving him 291 in his career.  Bryant has 290.  It was the 12th time James has played in the exhibition game.  

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