Giannis Antetokounmpo named MVP at NBA All-Star Game

Giannis All Star Game MVP
Posted at 8:11 AM, Mar 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-08 09:11:54-05

ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the MVP of an NBA All-Star Game that saw LeBron James' squad dominate Kevin Durant's.

Team LeBron showed off its high-flying and long-range skills during a dominating run to close out the first half.

That set up a 170-150 romp over Team Durant in the league’s 70th midseason showcase, this one sure was different than the previous 69 All-Star contests.

In the midst of a pandemic, the NBA staged the game in a mostly empty arena in downtown Atlanta. But the result was familiar. James is now 4-0 as a captain, blowing away Kevin Durant's squad.

Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the game's MVP, breaking the previous record for best field goal percentage in All-Star game with 100% with a minimum of 10 attempts, according to ESPN. The previous record belonged to Hal Greer on Jan. 23, 1968.

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