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Chris Paul leads All-Stars in assists

Chris Paul, left, of the Los Angeles Clippers, talks to Russell Westbrook, of the Oklahoma City Thunder, during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

While Russell Westbrook took home the MVP and nearly set a scoring record for the NBA All-Star Game with 41 points on 28 shots, the Clippers’ Chris Paul led the game with 15 assists. Paul is the all-time leader in assists per All-Star game (12.5). Magic Johnson has the top two single game assist totals, with 22 in 1984 and 19 in 1988.
In case you want to see what 163-158 looks like on paper, here’s the 2015 All-Star Game box score.

Zach LaVine NBA dunk contest highlights

Spencer Hawes called it – Zach LaVine runs away with dunk contest:

Hawes wasn’t the only one, of course, but LaVine put the excitement back in the contest. The highlights are good morning viewing.

More – photo gallery of Zach LaVine from his season at UCLA.