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With a new record of 16 triples, and 50 points in total Stephen Curry was proclaimed this Sunday as MVP from the All Star Game and gave Team LeBron its fifth straight victory 163-160 over Kevin Durant’s team.
Curry set the record for 3-pointers in an All-Star Game and delivered an extraordinary lesson in perimeter skill in the match played in Cleveland (USA).
However the owner of the Team, LeBron James, was transcendental in the victory when he ended up scoring the final basket with a “fadeaway” that aroused the euphoria of all those present.
It was also a night to remember for Curry not only scoring 50 points but breaking the record for most 3-pointers in an All-Star Game with 16. In addition, the Golden State player fell just 2 points short of the All-Star record for most units that Anthony Davis still holds with 52 points (2017).
“This trophy has a very special meaning,” Curry said upon receiving the Kobe Bryant Award for All-Star MVP.
“I feel very blessed and very grateful,” he added, noting that it was an important moment for him to be back in Ohio, the city where he was born.
The meeting had notable absences such as that of Kevin Durantthat he was not going to play with Team Durant due to injury and that he was not finally on the bench either since his grandmother passed away this Sunday.
Team LeBron’s win marks the start of the second half of the season in the NBA that has led the Bulls and Heat with a record of 38-21 in the east and the Suns in the west with a record of 48-10.
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