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LANDOVER 1980. EAST 144 - WEST 136


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It was the debut of the three points line, in a great game that East only could win in the overtime.
The MVP went to George Gervin (34 points) who made 18 points in the third quarter, when the East won by 17.
In the fourth quarter, Adrian Dantley and Paul Westphal tied the game (128-128).
With 1:40 minutes remaining in the overtime, Larry Bird (who was the best rookie that season) hit the first 3 pointer in the All Star Game. Moses Malone and Larry Bird, both with 5 points in the overtime leaded their team to the victory.

Magic Johnson was the first player selected for HS McDonald's All-American to play in the NBA All-Star Game.

MVP: George Gervin (East)

BOXSCORE

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR DR REB AST PF ST TO BS PTS
John Drew ATL 15 0 4 0 0 4 5 1 2 3 0 5 2 3 0 4
Julius Erving PHI 20 4 12 0 0 3 4 2 3 5 2 5 2 2 1 11
Moses Malone HOU 31 7 12 0 0 6 12 6 6 12 2 4 1 5 2 20
George Gervin SA 40 14 26 0 0 6 9 4 6 10 3 2 3 3 0 34
Eddie Johnson ATL 32 11 16 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 2 6 2 0 22
Dan Roundfield ATL 27 7 15 0 0 4 9 9 4 13 0 2 1 3 2 18
Nate Archibald BOS 21 0 8 0 0 2 3 1 2 3 6 1 2 2 0 2
Elvin Hayes WSB 29 5 10 0 0 2 2 2 3 5 4 5 1 3 4 12
Micheal Ray Richardson   NY 13 3 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 2 0 6
Bill Cartwright NY 14 4 8 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 8
Larry Bird BOS 23 3 6 1 2 0 0 3 3 6 7 1 1 3 0 7
Dave Cowens BOS Foot injury
TOTALS
265 58 124 1 2 27 44 31 31 62 34 30 20 30 9 144

WEST TEAM MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR DR REB AST PF ST TO BS PTS
Adrian Dantley UTA 30 8 15 0 0 7 8 4 1 5 2 1 2 2 0 23
Marques Johnson MIL 34 1 6 0 0 2 2 1 3 4 1 2 1 0 1 4
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar     LAL 30 6 17 0 0 5 6 5 11 16 9 5 0 9 6 17
World B. Free SDC 21 7 13 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 5 1 0 5 1 14
Magic Johnson LAL  24 5 8 0 1 2 2 2 0 2 4 3 3 2 2 12
Dennis Johnson SEA 20 7 13 0 0 5 6 2 2 4 1 3 2 2 1 19
Walter Davis PHO 23 5 10 0 0 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 4 3 0 12
Jack Sikma SEA 28 4 10 0 1 0 0 2 6 8 4 5 2 1 3 8
Paul Westphal PHO 27 8 14 0 2 5 6 1 0 1 5 5 2 3 1 21
Kermit Washington POR 14 1 6 0 0 2 4 4 4 8 1 4 0 1 1 4
Otis Birdsong KCK 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2
Scott Wedman KCK Multiple facial fractures
TOTALS
265 53 114 0 4 30 37 24 31 55 34 32 17 29 16 136

1979 <<< Sun, 3 Feb. 1980 - COACHES: Billy Cunningham (East) and Lenny Wilkens (West) - ATTENDANCE 19.035 spectators. >>> 1981

Scores 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OTTotal
East 28 36 44 20 16 144
West 37 27 27 37 8 136