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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Updated: February 16, 1:04 AM ET
2013 NBA All-Star Game Scorecard


2013 NBA All-Star

Scorecards

By Jack Winter
TrueHoop Network


Bradley BealSG | Washington Wizards
C
It's easy to imagine the sweet-shooting, smooth-as-silk Beal thriving in a game such as this, but the rookie never quite found his footing. He scored 12 points, but they were mostly of a reserved, workmanlike quality.
Anthony DavisPF | New Orleans Hornets
C
"The Brow" didn't win any fans for a casual transition layup that came without a defender in sight; a rain of boos filled the Toyota Center immediately afterward. Davis worked the glass and picked his spots offensively but was hardly the force many expected.
Kenneth FariedPF | Denver Nuggets
A
If Faried's goal was to send a message that he's a legitimate threat in Saturday's dunk contest, he certainly got his point across. Playing with his trademark energy and slamming everything in sight, the Rising Stars MVP finished with a game-high 40 points on 18-of-22 shooting.
Brandon KnightG | Detroit Pistons
C+
Quiet for the game's majority, Knight battled one-on-one for several possessions with Kyrie Irving late in the second half. While he couldn't completely one-up the first-time All-Star, Knight still had his share of moments, no matter how fleeting.
Kawhi LeonardSF | San Antonio Spurs
A-
Leonard scored on the game's first possession and seemingly lone set play: a lob from Davis after he looped around staggered screens. Leonard provided a rare defensive highlight by stealing Harrison Barnes' dribble and later hit consecutive 3-pointers, too. One of the game's top performers.
Ricky RubioPG | Minnesota Timberwolves
A-
This was Rubio near his flashy, free-wheeling best, a needed reminder of the unique talent he is when healthy. Effortlessly utilizing no-look, one-handed, underhanded, behind-the-back and between-the-legs passes, he doled out 10 assists and hit his lone 3-point attempt for good measure.
Alexey ShvedPG | Minnesota Timberwolves
B+
He missed in the impromptu, end-of-game dunk contest, but Shved was great otherwise. He connected on two attempts from deep, had a nice up-and-under flush and provided maybe the game's biggest highlight with a reverse dunk off a lob from Rubio.
Isaiah ThomasPG | Sacramento Kings
B+
Thomas helped build Team Chuck's insurmountable lead early, hitting three consecutive 3-pointers in one sequence and scoring 14 first-half points. He was quiet thereafter but still tied Rubio for the game high with 10 assists.
Tristan ThompsonPF | Cleveland Cavaliers
B
The numbers look awesome, but Thompson's play -- to no one's surprise -- lacked the flare that makes this game fun. His several dunks were timid, and he finished a couple of actual post moves; those aren't bad things, just not great ones in a setting like this.
Nikola VucevicC | Orlando Magic
B
Centers on the bigger side usually struggle in these All-Star settings, but Vucevic did the best he could. He finished a tough lob and hit two 3-pointers, showing off his under-rated touch in the process.