By Scott Agess

The NBA’s best gathered in New Orleans this weekend and wrapped up three days of festivities with the 63rd All-Star game. Paul George and Roy Hibbert both made their second All-Star appearances, and Frank Vogel and his coaching staff headed up the Eastern Conference team.

It’s a game that will go down in the history books as the highest-scoring game ever. In typical Vogel style, his team used a big second half — 87 points, while holding the West to 66 — to claim the lead for good en route to a win, which snapped the East All-Stars’ three-game losing streak.

Vogel’s East team jumped in front by nine, 11-2, two minutes into the game but then the West began to chip away at the lead. After missing his first shot, Paul George’s first points came on a step-back jumper. Midway through the first, Hibbert checked in and nailed a 15-foot jumper after just 38 seconds on the court.

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