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NBA All-Star Game 2012 Halftime Score: Kevin Durant Has 21 Points As West Leads 88-69

Even on the Western Conference All-Star team Kevin Durant finds a way to score and he is leading all players with 21 first-half points in the 2012 NBA All-Star game, and would be fitting that his teammate Russell Westbrook would be the second leading scorer with 17 points. Not there is much defense in the NBA All-Star game, but Durant has made eight-of-13 shots while Westbrook has made eight-of-11.

Even though this is an exhibition, Durant and Westbrook have outscored other multi-year All-Stars Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki. Looks like Durant or possibly even Westbrook could be on their way to earning the MVP award.

A reason to stay tuned to the second half in this game is to see wacky stuff like this from Westbrook:

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Via SB Nation.

Even though the West has a commanding 19 point lead, there is no such thing as a safe lead in a NBA All-Star game.

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