Monday Sep 25, 2023

Boston Tatum scores 55 points in NBA All-Star Game

Jayson Tatum (25, Boston Celtics) scored 55 points, breaking the record for the most points in the American Professional Basketball All-Star Game.

‘Team Giannis’ led by captain Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks) led by LeBron James (LA Lakers) in the 2022-23 season NBA All-Star Game held at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on the 20th (Korean time) They defeated ‘Team LeBron’ 184-175.

In this All-Star Game, the draft was conducted right before the game. Antetokounmpo picked Tatum, Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies), Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Lauri Makkanen (Utah Jazz). Against this, James chose Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic (above Dallas Mavericks), and Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets). 스포츠토토

Tatum scored 55 points, including 27 points in the third quarter alone. He was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and won the ‘Kobe Bryant Trophy’ for the first time. It exceeded the 52 points of Anthony Tavis (LA Lakers) in the 2016-17 season, the previous most points in the All-Star Game. In the third quarter, he had a one-on-one match with Boston teammate Jaylen Brown.

Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers) made a 3-point shot near the half-line. The team that adds 24 points to the score in the third quarter wins, and ‘Team Giannis’ stopped ‘Team LeBron”s 5-season winning streak in the All-Star Game.

Antetokounmpo, who injured his wrist in the previous game, kept the bench after hitting a dunk shot 15 seconds into the game. James played in his 19th All-Star Game, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s record of 18. He played 14 minutes in the first half and scored 13 points, but was unable to play in the second half due to an injury to his right hand. James, who recently broke the record for the most points in the regular season, received congratulations from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, second in scoring, and Karl Malone, third.


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