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West puts on record performance in All-Star Game victory

Western Conference forward Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.
Western Conference forward Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, which the West won 192-182 Sunday in New Orleans:

1: Blocked shot for each team. The West’s Marc Gasol (Memphis) and the East’s Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee) had the rejections.

3: All-Star appearances by the Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins, who played just 2 minutes. After the game, Cousins was traded to New Orleans.

8: Free throws attempted, four by each team. The only miss came from Golden State’s Kevin Durant.

16: Players who reached double digits in scoring, including nine from the East.

16: Lead changes in the game.

18: Dunks by New Orleans’ Anthony Davis.

39: Shots taken by New Orleans’ Anthony Davis, an All-Star Game record. He made a record 26 field goals.

52: Points scored by New Orleans’ Anthony Davis to set a new record. Davis scored 20 in the fourth quarter and was named MVP.

55: Years that Wilt Chamberlain’s record of 42 points stood before Sunday.

60: Assists by the West. Houston’s James Harden led the team with 12. The East’s Kyrie Irving of Cleveland led all players with 14.

75: Combined dunks in the game. The most in a game this regular season is 19.

101: Combined points scored in the first quarter. The East led 53-48.

107: Fast-break points for the East, one more than the West.

120: Points in the paint for the West. The East scored 106.

280: Total shot attempts in the game.

314: Total points scored by LeBron James in 13 All-Star games. With 23 on Sunday, he becomes the first player to surpass 300 points in All-Star competition.

374: Total points in the All-Star Game, five points more than the record set last season.

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