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NEW YORK 1955. WEST 91 - EAST 100

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New York repeated All Star. This edition was based in the exhibition of two Celtics players.
Bob Cousy was the best scorer with 20 points, but the MVP was Bill Sharman, who scored 10 points in the last quarter. Ironically, East coach Al Cervi ordered Dick McGuire to substitute Sharman early in the fourth quarter. The game was very close, with 16 lead changes in minutes, but that substitution never happened. Sharman found a "hot hand" and scored 5 baskets in a matter of minutes.

Before the game, players met behind closed doors to complete the organization of their newly formed players representative council.

Andrews Air Force Base team of Washington defeated the Armed Forces All-Stars 84-75 in a preliminary game. Cliff Hagan, a future 5 times NBA All-Star Game selection, played for the winners.

MVP: Bill Sharman (East)

BOXSCORE

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST FP PTS
Harry Gallatin NY 36 4 7 5 5 14 3 2 13
Dolph Schayes   SYR 29 6 12 3 3 13 1 4 15
Ed Macauley BOS 27 1 5 4 5 4 2 1 6
Bob Cousy BOS 35 7 14 6 7 9 5 1 20
Paul Seymour SYR 16 3 8 2 2 3 1 1 8
Paul Arizin PHW 23 4 9 1 2 2 2 5 9
Carl Braun NY 16 4 6 0 0 2 2 2 8
Neil Johnston PHW 15 1 7 1 1 6 1 0 3
Dick McGuire NY 25 1 2 1 2 3 6 1 3
Bill Sharman BOS 18 5 10 5 5 4 2 4 15
TOTALS
240 36 80 28 32 60 25 21 100

WEST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST FP PTS
Jim Pollard MNL 27 7 19 3 3 4 0 1 17
George Yardley FTW 22 4 11 3 4 4 2 2 11
Larry Foust FTW 24 3 10 1 1 7 1 1 7
Andy Phillip FTW 28 3 4 0 0 3 6 3 6
Bobby Wanzer ROC 26 3 7 2 2 3 2 4 8
Bob Pettit MLH 27 3 14 2 4 9 2 0 8
Jack Coleman ROC 19 2 8 2 3 6 1 0 6
Vern Mikkelsen MNL 25 7 15 2 3 9 1 5 16
Slater Martin MNL 23 2 5 1 2 2 5 3 5
Frank Selvy MLH 19 2 7 3 4 3 1 4 7
Arnie Risen ROC Ankle injury
TOTALS
240 36 100 19 26 50 21 23 91

1954 <<< Tue, 18 January 1955 - COACHES: Al Cervi (East) and Charles Eckman (West) - ATTENDANCE: 15.564 spectators. >>> 1956

Scores 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
West 21 29 21 20 91
East 21 28 21 30 100