Sunday the NBA All-Star game wrapped up All-Star Weekend in Houston. The West won the game 143-138. Chris Paul was named the MVP of the game. He had 20 points and 4 steals and a whopping 15 assists. His assist total was third in All-Star history following Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas. Besides the game there was the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, the Foot Locker Three-Point Event, and much more. Here are some highlights and pictures from an exciting weekend in Houston.
“This feels unbelievable,” Toronto Raptors Terrence Ross said after winning the Sprite 2013 Slam Dunk Contest trophy. Ross was able to beat last year’s Dunk Contest winner Utah Jazz‘s Jeremy Evans in the final round of the contest. Ross got 58 percent of the fans vote to win the title of Slam Dunk Champion.
Kyrie Irving won the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest on All-Star Saturday. Irving said “I feel like I was a dark horse in this competition. I just wanted to go out and prove a point that I was one of the premier shooters out here with all these guys. Steve Novak and Matt Bonner, I never thought I’d beat those guys.”
Here some other great highlights from this past weekend!
Western Conference All-Star Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks in his D Howard Light during the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston.
Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets goes between his legs to dunkin his adidas Crazy Fast All-Star edition during Sprite Slam Dunk at State Farm All-StarSaturday Night in Houston.
Eastern Conference All-Star Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers makes a layup in his D Rose 3.5 Triple Blue during the Taco Bell Skills Challenge at State Farm All-Star Saturday Night in Houston.