Jayson Tatum defeated Lebron James in the All-Star Game

The All-Star Game featured a historic performance by Jayson Tatum


Giannis Antetokounmpo's team beat the team led on Sunday by LeBron James by 184 to 175 in the NBA All-Star Game thanks to a spectacular Jayson Tatum who was elected MVP and who with 55 points beat the Scoring record in a stellar match

The previous record was held by Anthony Davis with 52 points in 2017, but Tatum He set a new record with a fantastic 10 of 18 three-pointers and a brutal third half in which he scored 27 points (the most to score as quarterback in an All-Estrella).

Tatum, after receiving the Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP Award, said it meant "A lot" for him to break the points record, but maintained that all Records "are to be surpassed" and assured that, in a few years, someone He will take that honor away from you.

The Salt Lake City All-Star left his first loss to LeBron after the All-Star format will change in 2018 (5-1 times for the Lakers, who was captain in six years). LeBron suffered a minor bruise on his hand right and stayed out as a precaution in the second half.

The main novelty of this All-Star was that the captains took turns to Choose your players just before the start of the match (in the last years, this process was done a few days before the game).

Thus, LeBron selected Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Kyrie Irving (Dallas Mavericks), Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets), Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics), Paul George (Los Angeles). Clippers), Tyrese Haliburton (Ind. Pacers), Julius Randle (New York Knicks), De'Aaron Fox (Sacramento Kings) and Jaren Jackson Jr.

For his part, Antetokounmpo has selected Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies), Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers), Lauri Markkanen (Utah Jazz), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Oklahoma City Thunder), DeMar DeRozan (Chicago Bulls), Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors), Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat) and Domantas Sabonis (Sacramento Kings).

This All-Star had notable absences such as the injured Kevin Durant (Phoenix Suns), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) and Zion

The third quarter left the anecdote of seeing Tatum face each other in a juicy and spicy hand-in-hand with Brown, his inseparable partner in Boston. With a lot of distance on the board, it was only a matter of time before the Team Giannis will condemn the All-Star and the final blow will come with a triple from Lillard.

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