In his 14th NBA All-Star game appearance Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan to become the most prolific scorer in All Star game history.
The “Black Mamba” finished the game with 27 points, giving him a total of 271. Michael Jordan scored 262 points in the 13 All Star games he appeared in.
The West dominated the East for most of the game, but after fending off a fourth quarter rally, the West Coast All-Stars emerged victorious 152 to 149. Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant was named the game’s MVP.