2012 NBA All-Star Game Scorecard: East All-Stars

Updated: February 27, 2012, 12:26 AM ET

Grades by John Hollinger

Dwyane WadeSG | Miami Heat
A
Missed a crazy 3-point try at the end but not much else, scoring 24 points on 15 shots while supplying a triple-double and adding two steals. About the only knock on him was the four turnovers (well, that and the fact he broke Kobe's face) but he showed he can be just as effective throwing alley-oops as he can be slamming them down.

Derrick RosePG | Chicago Bulls
B+
Played an extremely efficient, low-usage game by scoring 14 points on just eight shots. While he added few highlights and didn't get a ton of run, it was a quietly effective performance. Just don't ask him to dance.

Dwight HowardC | Orlando Magic
D
Clowned around for most of the game, attempting four 3-pointers without coming close to making one and playing matador defense to an even more extreme extent than most of his fellow All-Stars.

LeBron JamesSF | Miami Heat
A
Knock him for the late turnover, but his fourth quarter until that point was majestic and basically turned a blowout loss into a competitive game -- the East were down 15 when James checked back in with seven minutes left. His 36 points included several spectacular dunks, and he added seven dimes.

Carmelo AnthonySF | New York Knicks
B
Played a lot but not particularly well, shooting 7-of-15 and missing a contested and questionably chosen game-tying 3-pointer with 24 seconds left. Finished with no assists but no turnovers, a marked contrast from his Knicks showings.

Chris BoshPF | Miami Heat
C
While his two Miami teammates ran the East back into the game, Bosh was mostly a bystander. He shot just 3-of-9 in his 20 minutes, nearly all 20-footers, and collected only two rebounds.

Luol DengSF | Chicago Bulls
C
Played five minutes and had one nice assist. Otherwise his most notable maneuver was practically disappearing in the tunnel to get out of the way of a Blake Griffin dunk.

Roy HibbertC | Indiana Pacers
C
This wasn't his kind of party, but he openly celebrated his first and only All-Star bucket, a tip-in during which he was fouled by Dirk Nowitzki.

Andre IguodalaSF | Philadelphia 76ers
A-
This is a good event for him as he showed with several spectacular flushes. Iggy finished with a dozen points on just seven shots, with the one miss being -- what else -- a 3-pointer.

Paul PierceSF | Boston Celtics
D-
His main contribution was trash-talking Kobe Bryant in the final minute, in an exchange that featured some colorful language. On the court, he was brutal, shooting 1-for-8 with two turnovers in 11 minutes.

Rajon RondoPG | Boston Celtics
C+
Sneakily effective with eight assists in 15 minutes, including a spectacular full-court alley-oop to LeBron James, although he offset it a bit with four turnovers. Unfortunately, it was tough to give him more run with all the point guards on the East roster.

Deron WilliamsPG | New Jersey Nets
A-
He missed a wide-open 3-pointer at the end that would have put the East ahead, but he quietly was one of the East's best players. His steal and layup had made it a one-possession game moments earlier, and his stat line could hardly be more perfect: He pumped in 20 points in 18 minutes on just 11 shots, with four assists and no turnovers.