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FORT WAYNE 1953. EAST 75 - WEST 79

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After two editions in Boston, the All Star moved to Fort Wayne. This change was good for the West team. They got their first victory with the lowest score in the All Star history.
The best in the West was George Mikan again, and also the last quarter of Bob Davies (8 points).
Don Barksdale (East) was the first afro-american to compete in a NBA All-Star Game.

MVP: George Mikan (West)

BOXSCORE

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST FP PTS
Harry Gallatin NY 19 1 4 1 2 3 2 1 3
Dolph Schayes SYR 26 2 7 4 4 13 3 3 8
Ed Macauley BOS 35 5 12 8 8 7 3 2 18
Bob Cousy BOS 36 4 11 7 7 5 3 1 15
Bill Sharman BOS 26 5 8 1 1 4 0 2 11
Don Barksdale BLB 11 0 1 1 3 3 2 0 1
Carl Braun NY 21 1 4 1 1 3 2 2 3
Neil Johnston  PHW  27 5 13 1 2 12 0 2 11
Paul Seymour SYR 14 2 3 1 2 3 2 1 5
Billy Gabor SYR 25 0 3 0 1 5 2 1 0
Fred Scolari BLB Wrenched knee
TOTALS
240 25 66 25 31 58 19 15 75

WEST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST FP PTS
Mel Hutchins MLH 30 1 8 0 1 6 5 2 2
Vern Mikkelsen MNL 19 3 13 0 0 6 3 3 6
George Mikan MNL 40 9 26 4 4 16 2 2 22
Andy Phillip FTW 36 4 9 1 1 6 8 2 9
Bobby Wanzer ROC 22 4 7 1 1 2 2 1 9
Leo Barnhorst  INO  13 1 2 0 1 3 2 2 2
Larry Foust FTW 18 5 7 0 0 6 0 4 10
Arnie Risen ROC 19 2 7 1 3 9 2 3 5
Bob Davies ROC 17 3 7 3 6 3 2 2 9
Slater Martin MNL 26 2 10 1 1 2 1 2 5
TOTALS
240 34 96 11 18 59 27 23 79

1952 <<< Tue, 13 January 1953 - COACHES: Joe Lapchick (East) and John Kundla (West) - ATTENDANCE: 10.322 spectators. >>> 1954

Scores 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
East 20 14 21 20 75
West 20 15 22 22 79