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SAN ANTONIO 1996

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NBA All-Star Game: East 129 - West 118

Magic's players (O'Neal and Hardaway) and Michael Jordan defeated West. Surprisingly, Michael Jordan was named MVP, When Shaq had made 25 points and 10 rebounds.
Michael Jordan returned to the All-Star after his 1993 retirement, making his first four shots, for a 8-11 FG total, playing only 22 minutes (he didn't play in the fourth quarter) and scoring 20 points.
David Robinson, who was at home, was the best player in the West.

MVP: Michael Jordan (East)

BOXSCORE

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR DR REB AST PF ST TO BS PTS
Scottie Pippen CHI 25 4 7 0 1 0 0 2 6 8 5 0 3 6 0 8
Grant Hill DET 26 6 10 0 0 2 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 2 0 14
Shaquille O'Neal ORL 28 10 16 0 0 5 11 3 7 10 1 3 1 1 2 25
Michael Jordan CHI 22 8 11 0 0 4 4 1 3 4 1 1 1 0 0 20
Anfernee Hardaway   ORL 31 6 8 2 4 4 4 0 3 3 7 0 2 3 0 18
Patrick Ewing NY 12 3 7 0 0 2 2 1 2 3 1 2 3 0 1 8
Reggie Miller IND 18 4 8 0 4 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 8
Vin Baker MIL 14 2 5 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 4 1 0 0 6
Terrell Brandon CLE 20 4 10 1 4 2 2 1 0 1 3 1 1 3 1 11
Glen Rice CHH 15 1 5 1 2 4 4 0 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 7
Juwan Howard WSB 16 1 5 0 0 0 0 4 2 6 2 3 1 0 0 2
Alonzo Mourning MIA 13 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 2
TOTALS
240 50 98 4 15 25 31 14 30 44 28 21 15 20 5 129

WEST TEAM MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR DR REB AST PF ST TO BS PTS
Charles Barkley PHO 16 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 8
Shawn Kemp SEA 22 6 12 0 2 1 2 2 2 4 1 4 0 3 1 13
Hakeem Olajuwon     HOU 14 2 8 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 4
Clyde Drexler HOU 19 5 8 1 4 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 3 3 0 11
Jason Kidd DAL 22 3 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 6 10 1 2 2 0 7
David Robinson SA 23 8 13 0 0 2 2 6 5 11 2 4 2 1 2 18
Gary Payton SEA 28 6 10 0 1 6 6 3 2 5 5 1 5 6 0 18
Sean Elliott SA 22 5 12 2 6 1 1 2 3 5 2 4 0 2 0 13
Karl Malone UTA 20 2 6 0 0 7 8 0 9 9 2 1 1 1 0 11
Mitch Richmond SAC 25 3 10 0 3 1 2 0 2 2 2 0 1 2 0 7
Dikembe Mutombo     DEN 11 2 4 0 0 0 0 6 3 9 0 3 0 3 0 4
John Stockton UTA 18 2 9 0 7 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 4
TOTALS
240 48 102 4 25 18 21 22 35 57 31 23 14 26 3 118

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Scores 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
East 33 28 41 27 129
West 32 26 22 38 118


Slam Dunk Contest: Brent Barry

Watch all the Dunks

For the first time in the history of this contest, a white guy could win. The honor went to Brent Barry (Rick Barry' son) who beat Michael Finley in the final with a dunk from the free throws line.

Players First Round Final
Brent Barry 45,5 49,0
Michael Finley 45,0 46,0
Greg Minor 41,5 40,0
Jerry Stackhouse 40,0  
Doug Christie 39,5  
Darrell Armstrong 25,5  
Grant Hill Injured  

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3 Point Shootout: Tim Legler

A huge contest by the rookie Tim Legler, allow him to win, in one of the best performance ever seen. The first player with 20 or more points in each round.

Watch this contest's highlights

Players 1st Round Semifinal Final
Tim Legler 23 22 20
Dennis Scott 19 19 14
George McCloud 18 17  
Steve Kerr 18 17  
Dana Barros 18 *    
Hubert Davis 17    
Glen Rice 17    
Clifford Robinson 17    

* Barros lost in the first round tie-braker.

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NBA Rookies Game: East 94 - West 92

For the first time in this game, in 1996 rookies were distributed by Conference (East - West).
East point guard, Damon Stoudamire, was named MVP, leading his team to the victory.
The best scorer played again in the loser team. This time was Joe Smith. In the West, also played Arvydas Sabonis (the oldest rookie in the history of these games with 31 years), who made 8 points and 3 rebounds in only 4 minutes.

MVP: Damon Stoudamire (East)

EAST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PTS
Alan Henderson Atlanta 19 5 8 1 2 3 2 11
Eric Williams Boston 22 6 9 3 4 2 2 15
Rasheed Wallace   Washington  24 5 9 2 2 6 1 12
Jerry Stackhouse   Philadelphia  24 5 9 4 4 5 2 15
Damon Stoudamire  Toronto 24 8 16 1 3 2 11 19
Bob Sura Cleveland 12 1 7 1 2 4 3 3
Kurt Thomas Miami 14 4 6 1 2 2 0 9
George Zidek Charlotte 11 5 9 0 0 6 1 10
TOTALS
150 39 73 13 19 30 22 94

WEST TEAM MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PTS
Antonio McDyess     Denver 23 8 12 1 2 7 0 17
Joe Smith  Golden State 22 6 10 5 6 6 3 20
Arvydas Sabonis Portland 4 3 4 1 1 3 0 8
Tyus Edney Sacramento 26 6 14 2 2 1 7 14
Michael Finley Phoenix 25 4 7 0 0 3 9 9
Brent Barry LA Clippers 17 4 10 0 0 0 4 8
Kevin Garnett Minnesota 17 3 7 2 4 4 6 8
Bryant Reeves Vancouver 16 3 5 2 2 8 0 8
TOTALS
150 37 63 13 17 32 29 92

Coaches: Bob Lanier (East) and Doug Moe (West)

Scores 1st 2nd Total
East 48 46 94
West 45 47 92

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