NBA All-Star Game 2024 result, highlights: Damian Lillard leads East to victory in high-scoring contest | Sporting News Australia (2024)

There was no shortage of buckets in Indianapolis as the East took out the 2024 NBA All-Star Game in a high-scoring affair, defeating the West, 211-186.

The Eastern Conference's monstrous total is the record for most points by a single team in an All-Star Game, eclipsing the previous best of 196, set by the West in 2016.

It was Dame Time in Indy as Milwaukee Bucks point guard Damian Lillard was namedKobe Bryant All-Star GameMVP, recording 39 points on 11-of-23 from the 3-point line, while hometown All-Star Tyrese Haliburton of the Indiana Pacers added 32 points, knocking down 10 3-pointers of his own.

The West led early in the first quarter, but from there it was one-way traffic as the East made it rain from the 3-point line, setting a new All-Star Game record with 42 3-pointers to the West's 25.

Karl-Anthony Towns tried to lead a mini fourth-quarter comeback, scoring 31 of his game-high 50 points in the final frame

If you missed any of the action, The Sporting News had you covered with live updates, highlights and more from the All-Star Game in Indianapolis.

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NBA All-Star Game 2024 score

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
East53515651211
West47424750186

NBA All-Star Game 2024 score, updates, highlights, results

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FINAL: East 211, West 186

2:51 p.m. โ€”Lillard is named All-Star Game MVP!

Damian Lillard wins the Kobe Bryant Trophy as the 2024 #KiaAllStarMVP ๐Ÿ† pic.twitter.com/93NoMQZBxt

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

2:48 p.m. โ€”That's a wrap for Indy. The Eastern Conference cruise to a 25-point win in what is officially the highest-scoring All-Star game in history.

Lillard finished with a team-high 39 points for the East, while Jaylen Brown added 36 points and Tyrese Haliburton 32. Karl-Anthony Towns led the West with 50 points, recording the fourth 50-piece in All-Star history, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 31 points.

2:47 p.m. โ€”One more halfcourt shot from Lillard, because why not?

DAME FROM HALFCOURT AGAIN TO CAP OFF THE EASTERN CONFERENCE #NBAAllStar GAME W!

Dame: 39 points, 11 threes pic.twitter.com/EmHHl542UL

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

2:46 p.m. โ€”Make that a 50-piece for Towns! He's scored 31 of those in the fourth quarter alone.

2:43 p.m. โ€” Haliburton pulls up from deep as the East crack 200 points โ€” the first team in All-Star history to reach that mark.

Defence has left the building.

2:42 p.m. โ€”In the blink of an eye, Karl-Anthony Towns is up to a game-high 36 points, scoring 17 of those in the fourth quarter. East leads West 192-172.

2:40 p.m. โ€”Jokic and Doncic walk the ball up the floor with slo-mo give and go.

Jokic and Luka give 'n go... and give 'n go... and give 'n go ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚#NBAAllStar Game on TNT pic.twitter.com/UCz4aog4Xg

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

2:30 p.m. โ€”Steph Curry bringing the playground to the All-Star game, breaking out the Jamal Crawford-inspired move and the floater. East leads West 151-134.

Steph showing off his inner @JCrossover! ๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ pic.twitter.com/zj3v0qhwWV

โ€” NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 19, 2024

2:15 p.m. โ€” Right now Haliburton and Lillard are leading the charge for All-Star Game MVP. Who will put their stamp on it in the fourth quarter?

The East starting backcourt:

Dame: 9 threes ๐Ÿ”ฅ
Hali: 8 threes ๐Ÿ”ฅ pic.twitter.com/XBb2zWn9jl

โ€” #NBAAllStar (@NBAAllStar) February 19, 2024

End of third quarter: East 160, West 136

2:19 p.m. โ€”Just as the West looked to be making a run, the East rattled off a 16-4 run to close the third quarter and extend their lead to 24 points heading into the final frame.

Lillard leads the East with a game-high 33 points, while Tyrese Haliburton has 24 and Jaylen Brown 23.

2:10 p.m. โ€” Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is starting a mini-comeback for the Western Conference All-Stars, knocking down a couple of triples in quick succession. He's up to 23 points on 5-of-8 from beyond the arc, but the West still trail the East, 151-134.

2:02 p.m. โ€”LeBron James got jokes.

"Me. Wilt Chamberlain. Bob Cousy. Dr. J."

LeBron jokes about his teammates in his 1st NBA All-Star Game ๐Ÿคฃ#NBAAllStar Game on TNT pic.twitter.com/VgPTKPzvLu

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

2:00 p.m. โ€”Lillard is gunning for the MVP with his ninth 3-pointer of the game. He's up to 33 points early in the third quarter.East lead 132-110.

DAME RANGE. https://t.co/pHslnx7OYZ pic.twitter.com/h3viJn6eUT

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

Half-time: East 104, West 89

1:50 p.m. โ€”This game has got it all. Luka Doncic live tweeting from the locker room at the half, defending his shot selection.

2 for 1 .. analytics ๐Ÿ˜Ž

โ€” Luka Doncic (@luka7doncic) February 19, 2024

1:33 p.m. โ€”The East go into the half with a 15-point lead, with six players in double figures led by Damian Lillard's 22, while Tyrese Haliburton has 18.

Durant and Curry lead the West with 12 points apiece. SGA and KAT have 10 each โ€” the only other West scorers in double figures.

Both teams are shooting 55 percent from the field, but the East has made the difference at the 3-point line, knocking down 22 triples to the West's 10.

1:30 p.m. โ€” LOGO LILLARD

With his sixth triple of the night, he now has a game-high 20 points. East leads 91-77.

Dame steps back for 20... and is the game's leading scorer! ๐Ÿ”ฅ#NBAAllStar Game on TNT pic.twitter.com/1ggg55YsCT

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

1:28 p.m. โ€”Kevin Durant hits Damian Lillard with the "too small."

Kevin Durant hit Damian Lillard with the โ€œtoo smallโ€ gesture ๐Ÿ˜‚

pic.twitter.com/okJ5qo9Tih

โ€” ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) February 19, 2024

1:25 p.m. โ€”Trae Young putting on a show, catching Kevin Durant with the cheeky nutmeg for the score.

TRAE YOUNG ๐Ÿ˜ณ#NBAAllStar Game on TNT pic.twitter.com/GbP60fKJAY

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

1:22 p.m. โ€”Showtime in Indy! Paul George bounces it off the floor for the alley-oop dime to LeBron James! East lead 77-64.

PG bounces off the floor to LeBron ๐Ÿ˜ฑ#NBAAllStar Game on TNT pic.twitter.com/IT5PGVzgpn

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

1:20 p.m. โ€” Here comes Dame! He's up to a game-high 17 points on 5-of-9 from the 3-point line.

1:18 p.m. โ€”The East are starting to break the game open, taking a 16-point lead thanks to an 11-0 run, thanks to Tyrese Maxey with 10 points off the bench. East leads 70-54.

End of First quarter: East 53, West 47

1:05 p.m. โ€” The West has spread out the scoring with six players with at least six points. Kevin Durant and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander lead the way with seven points apiece, while Haliburton leads the East with 15.

The East is in front thanks to their 3-point shooting, knocking down. 13 triples to the West's five.

1:00 p.m. โ€”Forget the threes, Stephen Curry is here to play defence as he meets Paolo Banchero at the rim and comes up with the swat, leading to the Anthony Edwards jam.

Steph turns defense into offense! ๐Ÿšซ pic.twitter.com/5bgR8QzXXv

โ€” NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 19, 2024

12:55 p.m. โ€”Year 21....LeBron James is still throwing down monstrous tomahawk dunks!

Damian Lillard responds with a logo triple to give theEast a 32-29 lead.

LeBron takes FLIGHT ๐Ÿ›ซ
Dame cashes the logo 3 ๐ŸŽฏ

Highlights ALL over in the #NBAAllStar Game on TNT! pic.twitter.com/mhVpGxzuXg

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

12:49 p.m. โ€”Early MVP watch? Tyrese Haliburton is ON FIRE to start the game, connecting on five 3-pointers in a row for 15 points.East leads 25-22.

LOGO HALI ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

He's 5/5 to start the game in front of the home fans!#NBAAllStar Game on TNT pic.twitter.com/5JvuNI9CPj

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

12:45 p.m. โ€”Giannis Antetokounmpo finds Jayson Tatum for the corner triple to get things started in Indy.

Jayson Tatum hits the corner 3 to open up the scoring!#NBAAllStar Game on TNT pic.twitter.com/Mb45BRWkYM

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

Pregame

12:25 p.m. โ€”Before the game tips off, look back at the best from LeBron James over the years at All-Star Weekend as he prepares to take the floor for the 20th time!

20-straight #NBAAllStar selections ๐Ÿ‘‘

Relive some of LeBronโ€™s best #NBAAllStar moments as he makes history tonight in Indy! pic.twitter.com/gjnCB7FrzG

โ€” NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 19, 2024

11:30 a.m. โ€”What will we see today from the Chef Curry snd King James link up?

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ x ๐Ÿ‘‘

2024 #NBAAllStar Game: 8pm/et on TNT pic.twitter.com/cGaFQPk8u6

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

11:00 a.m. โ€”Giannis Antetokounmpo getting a little help from his son in warm-ups.

Giannis' son dishing assists in pregame!

2024 #NBAAllStar Game: 8pm/et on TNT pic.twitter.com/qnFyaDFdB4

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 19, 2024

10:52 a.m. โ€”Your Western Conference All-Stars!

NBA All-Star, New Balance 02182024

10:30 a.m. โ€”LeBron James is set for a record-breaking 20th NBA All-Star appearance

LeBron James reflects on how much it means to him to play in his 20th #NBAAllStar Game ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

Watch LBJ in the 2024 #NBAAllStar Game at 8pm/et on TNT! pic.twitter.com/P8cb3RSzP6

โ€” NBA (@NBA) February 18, 2024

NBA All-Star rosters 2024

EastWest
Tyrese HaliburtonLuka Doncic
Damian LillardShai Gilgeous-Alexander
Giannis AntetokounmpoLeBron James
Jayson TatumKevin Durant
Bam AdebayoNikola Jokic
Paolo BancheroDevin Booker
Scottie Barnes*Stephen Curry
Jaylen BrownAnthony Davis
Jalen BrunsonAnthony Edwards
Tyrese MaxeyPaul George
Donovan MitchellKawhi Leonard
Trae Young*Karl-Anthony Towns

* Starters are listed in bold. Injury replacements are denoted with an asterisk.

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NBA All-Star Game format, explained

After six years of the playground-style draft format, the 2024 NBA All-Star Game will return to its traditional format of East vs West.

The untimed fourth quarter 'Elam Ending' target score format will be replaced by a traditional four quarters of basketball, however, both teams will continue to compete to win each quarter for a charitable organisation of their choosing.

What channel is the NBA All-Star Game on today?

The 2024 NBA All-Star Game will be broadcast live in Australia on ESPN/Kayo Sports, with coverage beginning at 12:00 p.m. AEDT. Viewers can also stream the game on NBA League Pass.

What time does the NBA All-Star Game start?

  • Date: Monday, Feb. 19
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. AEDT

The 2024 NBA All-Star Game will start around 12:00 p.m. AEDT on Monday, Feb. 19.

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