Analysis: Celebrated his revived trade to Mavs by leading East in assists and steals while helping keep offense settled during frantic fourth-quarter minutes. But shouldn't he technically have been playing for the West?
Analysis: Heat superstar must have felt rejuvenated playing alongside good players again. Scored on several dazzling plays, including huge drive and layup to put East ahead 129-125, and blocked Nowitzki's final attempt to help seal victory.
Analysis: Cavs superstar won second All-Star MVP in three years, tying him with Kobe Bryant and Allen Iverson for most among active players. Looked like Jim Brown on drive and dunk that gave East lead for good at 127-125.
Analysis: YouTube comedian was no laughing matter to West, especially in first quarter when he had four dunks to help East to early 18-7 lead. With strong overall showing, he probably won't need another video to make team next season.
Analysis: Slam Dunk champ didn't get to wear his red cape, but still played like Man of Steel. Led East with nine boards and put on another dunk display, including highlight throwdown off volleyball-style set up from Kidd/LeBron.
Analysis: Injury replacement for Caron Butler nearly took home MVP honors. Tallied 14 of his game-high 28 in the fourth quarter, and his clutch three-point barrage at the end to lift East to victory was one for the time capsule.
Analysis: Wizards veteran played fewest minutes of any player not named Kobe Bryant. But he did draw ire of New Orleans crowd by teaming with Wallace to block shot attempt by Hornets forward David West.
Analysis: Played it like a typical Celtics game this season. Scored all 10 of his points over the first three quarters to help East build 13-point lead, then turned it over to Allen for the finishing touch.
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