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Team LeBron sneaks past Team Steph in NBA All-Star Game

LeBron wins 3rd All-Star Game MVP

February 19, 2018 - 8:50 am

Los Angeles - A new format for the 2018 NBA All-Star game showed it can be successful. Team LeBron took on Team Steph Sunday night 148-145 in what was a much more exciting All-Star game than in years past.

Players actually "played" which seemed impossible the last several years. There was more defense and more fight throughout the night. The closing minutes felt more like a regular game than an exhibition.

Milwaukee Bucks' star Giannis Antetokounmpo had an effective showing, finishing with 16 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists in 27 minutes of play. Read more here.