The 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend has come to a close, capped off by an exciting 152-149 victory by the West in the 61st annual All-Star Game. Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder took home MVP honours for the first time in his career, finishing with a team high 36 points to go along with seven rebounds and three assists. Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan to become the all-time scoring leader in All-Star history, while Dwyane Wade became the third player to record a triple double in the game.
Quickly recapping the rest of the Weekend, Team Chuck won the Rising Stars Challenge, Team New York won the Shooting Stars event, Tony Parker was victorious in the Skills Challenge, Kevin Love eked out the win in the Three Point Contest and Jeremy Evans captured the Slam Dunk contest crown. What are your thoughts on the 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend? Leave a comment below or join in the discussion here in the NLSC Forum!