The pearls left behind by the NBA All-Star Game

The event in the North American league left the most different moments and situations in its 2023 edition.

He All Star Game the group is assigned Giannis Antetokounmpo more than LeBron James 184-175, but the game is not the only thing that left the good night of National Basketball Association.

The meeting of the teams, the freshness of the All-Star

Its main novelty or experience all stars is that the captains select their players as replacements before the game starts, as opposed to what was done in recent years, where this process was done a few days before the match.

So, lebron choose joel embed (Philadelphia 76ers), Kyrie irving (Dallas Mavericks), Luke Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets), Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves), Jaylen brown (Boston Celtics), Paul George (Los Angeles Clippers), Tyrese haliburton (Indiana Pacers), Julius Randle (New York Knicks), De’Aaron fox (Sacramento Kings) and Jaren Jackson Jr. (Memphis Grizzlies).

For his part, Antetokounmpo chose Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Ha Morant (Memphis Grizzlies), Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers), Laura Markkanen (Utah Jazz), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Jrue holidays (Milwaukee Bucks), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Oklahoma City Thunder), DeMar DeRozan (Chicago Bulls), Pascal eager (Toronto Raptors), Bam adebayo (Miami Heat) and Domantas Soap (Sacramento Kings).

This event has notable absences such as the injured Kevin Durant (Phoenix Suns), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) and Zion williamson (New Orleans Pelicans).

LeBron, loss and injury

He all stars in Salt Lake City left the first defeat for LeBron James after the format change in 2018 (now 5-1 for the figure of lakers, which for six years he was captain). Besides, James suffered a slight bruise on his right hand and did not play in the second half as a precaution.

For his part, Antetokounmpowho was in doubt until the last minute due to a wrist injury, started in his team’s starting lineup but didn’t last long on the field as he scored a basket and went to the bench 20 seconds later –chris paul I did something similar to all stars from 2022-.

Tatum, the great man of the night

Jason Tatum appointed MVP and with 55 points he broke the scoring record in an all-star game. The old brand had it Anthony Davis with 52 points in 2017, but Tatum set a new high thanks to an impressive 10 of 18 3-point range and a brutal third period in which he made 27, also surpassing the previous record for scoring in a quarter in a all stars.

Upon receiving the Kobe Bryant Award for him MVP of all starsthe player said it meant “too much” so he reached the points record but he kept all the brands “they are there to excel” and he assured that within a few years someone would rob him of that honor.

Source: Tycsports

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