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The West’s Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots against the East’s LeBron James of the Miamia Heat during the first half of the NBA All-Star Game Sunday. Paul led the West to victory and was named the game’s MVP. Associated Press.

NBA: Paul leads West to third straight All-Star Game win, named MVP


HOUSTON — Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Kobe Bryant turned this West victory into an L.A. story.

Paul had 20 points, 15 assists and won MVP honors, Bryant blocked LeBron James’ comeback attempt, and the Western Conference beat the East 143-138 on Sunday night.

Kevin Durant scored 30 points and Griffin finished with 19, joining his Clippers teammate, Paul, in creating Lob City deep in the heart of Texas.

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