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Being a point guard in the NBA All Star Game is relatively easy. Just pass the ball and let the stars do what they do best -- score.
Playing point guard as Chris Paul though makes things different. Paul put on his wide array of dribbling moves and got into the paint, toying with the typically lackadaisical all star defense and then picking up his play when the game started to become extremely competitive at the end.
Paul was setting up his teammate Blake Griffin throughout the night and then setting up other teammates on the West with ease, playing around with the defense like putty. When it was his turn to shoot, he took and made the shot. And he was clearly the MVP in the end.
Paul scored 20 points, hitting 7 of 10 shots and dishing out 15 assists. This was his game to control the flow and the offense in a well competed All-Star Game. The third quarter went back and ...