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James Harden throws down impressive alley-oop in All-Star game

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Warriors guard Stephen Curry and Rockets guard James Harden connected for an impressive alley-oop dunk during the first quarter of Sunday's All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden.

Curry stole the ball from John Wall near the basket, used a behind-the-back dribble to create space and bounced the ball between his legs before tossing the ball in the air with one hand.

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Running through the lane, Harden leapt to control Curry's lob with his left hand and jam it through the basket to give the Western Conference a 12-point lead.

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Curry and Harden are considered two of the top candidates for this season's Most Valuable Player Award. Golden State and Houston entered the All-Star break in first and fourth place, respectively, in the West.

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