As it stated in However, it was an easy call for the 2017 MVP award with Davis taking home the title.
This performance broke the all-time scoring record in the All-Star Game, per CBS Sports.
Layne Murdoch/Getty ImagesRob Goldberg Featured Columnist IVAnthony Davis scored 52 points en route to earning the Most Valuable Player award at the 2017 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans.
Anthony Davis All-Star Game Stats MIN PTS REB AST STL FG 32 52 10 0 2 26-39 ESPN.com”That’s who I wanted to do this for, the city of New Orleans and the Pelicans organization,” Davis said of winning the MVP award, per Jim Eichenhofer of NBA.com.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook provided a lot of competition for the MVP trophy with 41 points in the win.
according to At the defense-free dunkfest that now serves as the NBA’s All-Star Game, Davis scored a record 52 points and led the Western Conference past the Eastern Conference, 192-182 on Sunday night.
It looked like he was a cinch for MVP honors, until Davis scored 20 points in the fourth.
“The next one I’m going to try to do is 100 points,” Davis said.
Davis was the star of stars in a game where the teams combined for more points than in any other All-Star contest.
Being linked to Wilt Chamberlain, who had 42 points in the 1962 game, only made it more special, Davis said.
according to Stephen Curry did something quite classy to begin the 2017 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.
Curry let hometown star Anthony Davis run the show on the game’s opening possession after the Western Conference controlled the opening tip.
pic.twitter.com/9ak4t5RjXg — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 20, 2017A nice for way for a game in New Orleans to begin.
NOLA host #AnthonyDavis sinks the first bucket of the 2017 #NBAAllStar!
Davis took care of the rest.
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