Feb 17, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Western Conference forward Blake Griffin (32) of the Los Angeles Clippers reacts in the second quarter of the 2013 NBA all star game at the Toyota Center.
Best in show
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul hoists the MVP trophy after leading the Western Conference to a 143-138 win over the Eastern Conference in the 2013 NBA All-Star Game at the Toyota Center in Houston. Paul had 20 points, 15 assists and four steals.
No small achievement
Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and the Western Conference poses with son Christopher Emmanuel Paul ll after winning the MVP award.
Not his day
LeBron James has been on a tear for the Miami Heat this month, but he wasn't at his best for the Eastern Conference. James finished with 19 points on 7-of-18 shooting.
Looking for something?
Western Conference guard Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs looks to pass against Eastern Conference guard/forward Paul George of the Indiana Pacers during the second half. Parker had 13 points and five assists.
Western Conference guard James Harden of the Houston Rockets and guard Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder react after Harden's 3-pointer in the fourth quarter. Harden had 15 points in front of his home fans in Houston.
Zach Randolph of the Western Conference All-Stars rebounds against Jrue Holiday of the Eastern Conference All-Stars.
Parting of the red sea
Eastern Conference guard Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat makes a layup with little resistance from the Western Conference defense. Wade scored 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting.
Western Conference guard Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers kisses his daughter Natalia Bryant at halftime. Kobe finished with nine points, eight assists and two blocks of LeBron James down the stretch.
Sing it proud
Singer Alicia Keys performs during halftime of the NBA All-Star Game in Houston. She also sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl.
Kevin Hart, left, yuks it up with Shaquille O'Neal during the first half.
Who says All-Star games aren't physical? West forward Zach Randolph of the Memphis Grizzlies and East forward Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls battle for rebounding position.
Western Conference forward Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers rises for a dunk as Eastern Conference forward Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat watches.
Who wants it?
Western Conference center Dwight Howard (12) of the Los Angeles Lakers battles for a rebound with Eastern Conference forward Chris Bosh (1) of the Miami Heat and center/forward Kevin Garnett (5) of the Boston Celtics in the first quarter.
LeBron James loses his dribble while being guarded by Kobe Bryant in the first half.
Western Conference guard Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs drives between Eastern Conference center Joakim Noah (13) and forward Luol Deng (9) of the Chicago Bulls in the first quarter.
Here's the scoop
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, a four-time MVP of the All-Star Game, makes a layup during the first half.
Legend of the game
John Legend performs the national anthem before the 2013 NBA All-Star Game.
NE-YO performs before the NBA All-Star Game in Houston.