West tops East in 2013 NBA All-Star Game
The Western Conference All-Stars won the All-Star Game. They will celebrate by doing nothing.
|Fun and games. (Getty Images)|
The Western Conference All-Stars beat the East 143-138 on Sunday in the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. In a highlight-filled exhibition worthy of the stars involved, the loaded West maintained a lead the entire game, mostly behind MVP Chris Paul's 20-point, 15-assist, 4-steals performance. Notably, Kobe Bryant turned up the Heat late, shutting down LeBron James, including one massive block when the East tried to make a run.
The show featured pretty awful musical performances to open, a decent halftime show, pretty good effort offensively and the usual poor defense.
The West were considered heavy favorites and showed why with a deeper array of offensive talent better suited to the light-hearted exhibition.
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