This was the 38th NBA All-Star game, played on February 7, 1988. It was played at Chicago Stadium and Michael Jordan was the game's MVP.
The NBA's Eastern Conference featured Jordan and Dominique Wilkins. They showcased their outstanding athletic ability. The trio of Boston Celtics' big men, Larry Bird, Danny Ainge and Kevin McHale, made another all-star game appearance. The New York Knicks' center Patrick Ewing played. They were supported by Maurice Cheeks, Moses Malone, Charles Barkley and Isiah Thomas.
The NBA's Western Conference was led by the Utah Jazz's power forward Karl Malone and the Houston Rockets' center Hakeem Olajuwon. The trio of Lakers Magic Johnson, James Worthy and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar also dazzled the audience. The West also had all-stars Alvin Robertson and Mark Aguirre. In this game, Abdul-Jabbar would become the all-time leading scorer in NBA All-Star game history, a distinction he held for 15 years. Coaches: East: Mike Fratello, West: Pat Riley.
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