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INDIANAPOLIS 1985

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NBA All-Star Game: East 129 - West 140

West made its first victory in 80's in front of 43.146 spectators, breaking East run (5-0 in past five editions).
There was three key players in the West: Ralph Sampson, who got the MVP with 24 points and 10 rebounds (10-15 FG), George Gervin with 23 points (10-12 FG) and Magic Johnson with 21 points and 15 assists.
The best players in the East were Isiah Thomas with 22 points and Larry Bird with 21.
The match was tied al halftime, but West could win because of a 29-24 and a 43-37 in the last two quarters.
Nuggets player Alex English convinced fellow NBA players to donate their shares from the All-Star Game (an aggregate of more than $100,000) to Interaction Ethiopia, a relief fund assisting with efforts in famine stricken Ethiopia.

MVP: Ralph Sampson (West)

BOXSCORE

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR DR REB AST PF ST TO BS PTS
Julius Erving PHI  23 5 15 0 0 2 2 2 2 4 3 3 1 1 0 12
Larry Bird BOS 31 8 16 0 1 5 6 5 3 8 2 3 0 4 1 21
Moses Malone PHI 33 2 10 0 0 3 6 5 7 12 1 4 0 3 0 7
Isiah Thomas DET 25 9 14 3 4 1 1 1 1 2 5 2 2 1 0 22
Michael Jordan CHI 22 2 9 0 1 3 4 3 3 6 2 4 3 1 1 7
Micheal Ray Richardson   NJ 13 2 8 0 2 1 2 2 0 2 1 3 2 2 0 5
Robert Parish BOS 10 2 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 4
Bernard King NY 22 6 10 0 0 1 2 4 3 7 1 5 0 1 0 13
Sidney Moncrief MIL 22 1 5 0 0 6 6 2 3 5 4 1 0 2 0 8
Terry Cummings MIL 16 7 17 0 0 3 4 4 3 7 0 1 0 0 1 17
Dennis Johnson BOS 12 3 7 0 0 2 2 1 5 6 3 2 0 1 0 8
Bill Laimbeer DET 11 2 4 0 0 1 2 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 5
TOTALS
240 49 120 3 8 28 37 33 35 68 24 29 8 16 3 129

WEST TEAM MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR DR REB AST PF ST TO BS PTS
Adrian Dantley UTA 23 2 6 0 0 6 6 0 2 2 1 4 1 2 0 10
Ralph Sampson HOU 29 10 15 0 0 4 6 3 7 10 1 5 0 1 1 24
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar      LAL 23 5 10 0 0 1 2 0 6 6 1 5 1 1 1 11
Magic Johnson LAL 31 7 14 0 0 7 8 2 3 5 15 2 1 3 0 21
George Gervin SA 25 10 12 0 0 3 4 0 3 3 1 2 3 4 1 23
Alex English DEN 14 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 11 2 1 1 0 2 0 0
Norm Nixon LAC 19 5 7 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 8 0 1 1 0 11
Larry Nance PHO 15 7 8 0 0 2 2 1 4 5 0 5 0 2 2 16
Rolando Blackman DAL 23 7 14 0 0 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 0 1 15
Jack Sikma SEA 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0
Calvin Natt DEN 11 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 3
Hakeem Olajuwon HOU 15 2 2 0 0 2 6 2 3 5 1 1 0 0 2 6
TOTALS
240 56 96 0 0 28 40 10 38 48 32 28 8 17 9 140

1984 <<< Sun, 10 Feb. 1985 - COACHES: K.C. Jones (East) and Pat Riley (West) - ATTENDANCE 43.146 spectators. >>> 1986

Scores 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
East 35 33 24 37 129
West 40 28 29 43 140

Slam Dunk Contest: Dominique Wilkins

Watch all the Dunks

This edition was the first meeting of Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins, winning the second with 2 amazing 50 in the final
The two finalists of the past year (Julius Erving and Larry Nance) qualified directly to the semifinal.

Players First Round Semifinal Final
Dominique Wilkins 47+49+49:145 48+45+47:140 48+39+47:134
Michael Jordan 44+44+42:130 45+47+50:142 47+25+50:122
Terence Stansbury 46+50+34:130 49+48+39:136  
Julius Erving Qualified Semifinal 43+44+45:132  
Larry Nance Qualified Semifinal 42+47+42:131  
Darrell Griffith 38+42+46:126    
Orlando Woolridge 40+43+41:124    
Clyde Drexler 39+39+44:122    

1984 Slam Dunk Contest <<< Slam Dunk Contest Index >>> 1986 Slam Dunk Contest

NBA Legends Game: East 63 - West 53

EAST AGE FG FGA FT FTA PTS
Earl Monroe 40 6 12 2 2 14
Zelmo Beaty 45 4 5 2 2 10
Pete Maravich 37 3 11 4 4 10
Dave DeBusschere 44 4 7 0 0 8
Walt Frazier 39 2 5 3 4 7
Tom Heinsohn 50 2 2 0 0 5
Rick Barry 40 1 10 3 4 5
Nate Thurmond 43 1 3 0 0 2
George Yardley 56 1 1 0 0 2
Bob Davies 65 0 2 0 0 0
Bob Pettit 52 0 2 0 0 0
TOTALS
24 60 14 16 63

WEST AGE FG FGA FT FTA PTS
Roger Brown 34 4 7 0 0 10
John Havlicek 44 3 13 2 4 9
Mel Daniels 40 3 5 2 4 8
Dick Van Arsdale 41 2 6 2 2 6
Tom Van Arsdale 41 3 6 0 0 6
Oscar Robertson 46 2 8 1 1 5
Walt Bellamy 45 2 5 0 0 4
Connie Hawkins 42 2 3 0 0 4
Dave Bing 41 0 8 1 2 1
Bob Cousy 56 0 1 0 0 0
Red Kerr 53 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS
21 62 8 13 53

Sat, 9 Feb. 1985 - COACHES: Red Holzman (East) and Bob Leonard (West) >>> 1986

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