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Monday, Feb. 18
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-LeBron James, East, scored 27 points and added nine assists and eight rebounds to lead the Eastern All-Stars to a 134-128 victory over the West.
LeBron James threw down a powerful dunk for the go-ahead basket with 55 seconds left, punctuating an MVP performance and helping the Eastern Conference beat the West 134-128 on Sunday night in the All-Star game. James finished with 27 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in capturing his second MVP award in the last three years. He was honored in 2006 in Houston after he sparked the East's big rally in a 122-120 victory in Houston. James nearly joined Michael Jordan (1997) as the only players to have a triple-double in the All-Star game.
THREE FOR THE SHOW
-119 lead. Boston's Allen, the final player added to either roster scored 14 fourth-quarter points to help seal the victory.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Chris Paul had 16 points and 14 assists, with nine points and seven assists coming in the fourth quarter alone, but the West lost to the Eastern All-Stars 134-128.
``We had two people on him, but that still wasn't enough.'' - New Orleans guard Chris Paul, after LeBron James' dunk in the final minutes of the East's 134-128 victory over the West in the All-Star game.