Analysis: Two-time All-Star MVP was catalyst early and tied Paul for West lead in steals (four) while racking up six assists. But he also committed game-high six turnovers, and joined Nuggets teammate Anthony on the pine for the fourth.
Analysis: Forced to play by Commish despite injured pinkie, reigning MVP made token appearance as starter before taking seat for good. At least he didn't break record for fewest minutes ever in an All-Star Game (Connie Hawkins, one, in '71).
Analysis: Nuggets scoring machine had solid overall outing, tying for team lead in scoring and chipping in on backboards. But did not play in fourth quarter as West coach Byron Scott stuck with Stoudemire/Nowitzki frontcourt.
Analysis: Spurs' normally stoic big man showed playful side, hoisting three-pointer and another long jumper. But he took care of business on the boards all night, joining with Boozer to spearhead a 59-45 edge for West in rebounds.
Analysis: One-upped fellow starter Duncan in let's-have-fun department, jacking up two three-pointers (including one airball). Also stole show on video board by having no clue on answers to New Orleans trivia questions during breaks in action.
Analysis: Didn't shine as bright as Paul, but held his own in All-Star debut before home crowd. Had a nice two-handed dunk on a feed from Nash, and teamed with CP3 to help his team get back in game after falling behind early.
Analysis: Hometown hero nearly made for storybook finish, leading West in assists and steals while quarterbacking second-half rally. Misfired on two big three-pointers and committed costly offensive foul in frantic final minutes.
Analysis: Shaq's new running mate did Diesel proud, scoring eight of his team-high 18 points to fuel West's late surge. Also produced one of night's highlight plays, wheeling around Howard for facial dunk early in fourth quarter.
Analysis: Sterling All-Star debut for Blazers second-year guard. Tied for team lead in scoring while playing big role in fourth-quarter comeback. Even snuffed the 6-foot-10 Bosh underneath on key possession late.
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