NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Kyrie Irving ignited a rally with 15 fourth-quarter points Sunday, helping the Eastern Conference overcome the West 163-155 in the 63rd NBA All-Star Game.
The Eastern squad trailed by as many 18 points in the second half before Irving went to work down the stretch, finishing with 31 points on 14-of-17 shooting from the field and adding 14 assists.
Carmelo Anthony connected on 8-of-13 tries from 3-point range en route to 30 points and LeBron James provided 22 points, seven assists and seven rebounds as the East snapped the West's three-game all-star winning streak.
Paul George helped out with 18 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Durant added 10 rebounds and six assists.