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LeBron James scores 13, West beats East 196-173

LeBron plays 20 minutes as the East again loses to the West.

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For the third straight year, the West was superior to the East.

On Sunday night in Toronto, the Western Conference All-Stars defeated the Eastern Conference All-Stars 196-173. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was named the All-Star MVP for the second year in a row as he scored 31 points, pulled down eight rebounds and dished out eight assists. Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, in his last All-Star game, scored 10 points in 26 minutes.

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George had the best performance amongst the East All-Star (and maybe out of all the All-Stars) as he finished with a game-high 41 points - just one short of Wilt Chamberlain's record of 42 that was set in the 1962 All-Star game. George came close to passing Chamberlain's mark late, but the West hounded him late withWarriors forward Draymond Green guarded him in the last minute.

Cavs star LeBron James played just 20 minutes and scored 13 points on 6-13 shooting in his 12th All-Star game. He also connected with former teammate Dwyane Wade on a few alley-oops over the course of the game.

LeBron now joins the rest of the Cavs on break before the season picks back up Thursday when Cleveland takes on the Chicago Bulls.