Kevin Durant had 36 points and seven rebounds as the West held on for a 152-to-149 win over the East last night in the 61st NBA All-Star Game in Orlando. Durant was named the game's Most Valuable Player.
Kobe Bryant, who suffered a broken nose, scored 27 points en route to passing Michael Jordan for the most career points in All-Star Game history. Blake Griffin finished with 22 points and eight rebounds in the victory.
LeBron James hit six three-pointers as part of a 36-point night for the East. Heat teammate Dwyane Wade logged a triple-double with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in the loss. The second half of the lockout shortened season starts tomorrow night, including the Pistons at home against Philadelphia.