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1997 NBA All-Star Game

East, 132-120

47th NBA All-Star Game. Date: Feb. 9, at Gund Arena in Cleveland; Coaches: Doug Collins, Detroit (East) and Rudy Tomjanovich, Houston (West); MVP: Glen Rice, Charlotte (25 minutes, 26 points).

Starters chosen by fan vote, (for the eighth time in his career, Chicago's Michael Jordan was the leading vote-getter, receiving a record 2,451,136); bench chosen by conference coaches vote. Team replacements: EAST— Detroit guard Joe Dumars for Miami center Alonzo Mourning (tendinitis in right heel) and Washington forward Chris Webber for New York center Patrick Ewing (pulled groin muscle); WEST— Seattle forward Detlef Schrempf for Houston forward Charles Barkley (sprained right ankle), Dallas forward Chris Gatling for LA Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal (sprained right knee) and Minnesota forward Kevin Garnett for Houston guard Clyde Drexler (strained right hamstring).

Western Conference

FShawn Kemp, Sea 194-71041
FKarl Malone, Utah 202-8440
CHakeem Olajuwon, Hou 205-81131
GGary Payton, Sea 287-1517110
GJohn Stockton, Utah 205-61205
GMitch Richmond, Sac223-7934
FTom Gugliotta, Min193-7983
GLatrell Sprewell, GS257-121931
GEddie Jones, LAL173-41011
FKevin Garnett, Min181-7691
FChris Gatling, Dal121-8220
GDetlef Schrempf, Sea205-81142
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Three-Point FG: 9-21 (Kemp 1-2, Payton 1-5, Stockton 2-2, Richmond 3-4, Gugliotta 0-1, Sprewell 1-3, Jones 0-1, Schrempf 1-3); Free Throws: 19-28 (Kemp 1-2, Olajuwon 1-2, Payton 2-2, Gugliotta 3-4, Sprewell 4-6, Jones 4-7, Garnett 4-4, Schrempf 0-1); Percentages: FG (.474), Three-Pt. FG (.429), Free Throws (.679); Turnovers: 16 (Payton 4, Gugliotta 3, Jones 3, Kemp, Olajuwon, Richmond, Schrempf, Sprewell, Stockton); Steals: 11 (Gugliotta 2, Payton 2, Sprewell 2, Gatling, Jones, Kemp, Malone, Stockton); Blocked Shots: 6 (Jones 2, Garnett, Malone, Olajuwon, Schrempf); Fouls: 19 (Gugliotta 3, Schrempf 3, Garnett 2, Payton 2, Sprewell 2, Stockton 2, Gatling, Jones, Kemp, Olajuwon, Richmond); Team Rebounds: 11.

Eastern Conference

FScottie Pippen, Chi254-9832
FGrant Hill, Det224-71132
CDikembe Mutombo, Atl151-5380
GMichael Jordan, Chi265-14141111
GAnfernee Hardaway, Orl247-101973
FVin Baker, Mil248-1219121
GTerell Brandon, Cle174-111038
GTim Hardaway, Mia144-101032
GGlen Rice, Cha2510-242611
GJoe Dumars, Det101-4311
FChristian Laettner, Atl243-57112
FChris Webber, Was141-4243
Three-Point FG: 12-29 (Pippen 0-3, A. Hardaway 3-5, Brandon 2-4, T. Hardaway 2-6, Rice 4-7, Dumars 1-4); Free Throws: 16-22 (Hill 3-4. Mutombo 1-2, Jordan 4-7, A. Hardaway 2-2, Baker 3-4, Rice 2-2, Laettner 1-1); Percentages: FG (.452), Three-Pt. FG (.414), Free Throws (.727); Turnovers: 18 (Hill 3, Jordan 3, Webber 3, T. Hardaway 2, Laettner 2, Pippen 2, A. Hardaway, Mutombo, Rice); Steals: 12 (Brandon 2, A. Hardaway 2, Jordan 2, Rice 2, T. Hardaway, Hill, Laettner, Webber); Blocked Shots: 3 (Hill, Laettner, Mutombo); Fouls: 22 (Jordan 4, Laettner 4, Baker 2, Brandon 2, A. Hardaway 2, Hill 2, Rice 2, T. Hardaway); Team Rebounds: 9.
Halftime— West, 60-57; Third Quarter— East, 97-87; Technical Fouls— none; Officials— Hugh Evans, Bill Oakes, Ron Garretson; Attendance— 20,592; Time— 2:26; Rating— 11.2/19 share (NBC).

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