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NBA All-Star Game 2012: Kevin Durant Leads West Past East, 152-149

Kevin Durant (36 points, seven rebounds) was named the MVP of the 2012 NBA All-Star Game as the West held on a for a thrilling 152-149 win over the East on Sunday night in the 61st edition of the game at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL.

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NBA All-Star Game 2012: Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo Represent Celtics On East Team

The Boston Celtics roster has built around the "Big 3" the past few season, but just one player, veteran forward Paul Pierce, will represent the Celtics in the 2012 All-Star Game on Sunday (7:37 p.m. ET on TNT).

Pierce, who leads Boston with 17.7 points per game, and Rando, the Celtics best passer (9.5 assists per game) and defender (1.6 steals per game) will be two of the reserves playing behind Eastern Conference starters Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony.

Pierce is playing in his 10th All-Star Game, while Rondo is playing in his third.

If you're not sure who was named to the All-Star game rosters, well, here's a complete list for your reading pleasure.

Here is the Eastern Conference roster (*denotes starter):

Dwyane Wade, Heat*
LeBron James, Heat*
Derrick Rose, Bulls*
Dwight Howard, Magic*
Carmelo Anthony, Knicks*
Rajon Rondo, Celtics
Paul Pierce, Celtics
Andre Iguodala, 76ers
Deron Williams, Nets
Roy Hibbert, Pacers
Chris Bosh, Heat
Luol Deng, Bulls

Here is the Western Conference roster (*denotes starter):

Kobe Bryant, Lakers*
Chris Paul, Clippers*
Blake Griffin, Clippers*
Kevin Durant, Thunder*
Andrew Bynum, Lakers*
Russell Westbrook, Thunder
Steve Nash, Suns
LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers
Kevin Love, Timberwolves
Marc Gasol, Grizzlies
Tony Parker, Spurs
Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks

For more coverage of NBA All-Star Weekend 2012, visit the SB Nation All-Star stream. For additional Boston Celtics coverage, visit our team page and blog, CelticsBlog.

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2012 NBA All-Star Game Time, TV Schedule And More

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks made his appearance in the rookie-sophomore challenge, Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics was edged in the skills competition and Minnesota Timberwolves' forward Kevin Love pulled off the amazing upset in the 3-point shooting contest. But on Sunday, the real show begins when the 2012 NBA All-Star Game will actually be played.

Rondo along with Celtics veteran Paul Pierce will be two of the many representatives of the East squad during the All-Star Game, which will tipoff at approximately 7:37 p.m. ET.

If you'd like to catch all the action, well, you're in luck, as here's the game's basic viewing information: tipoff time, TV schedule and location.

Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.

TV coverage start time: 6:30 p.m. ET

Channel: TNT

Tipoff time: 7:37 p.m. ET

For more coverage of NBA All-Star Weekend 2012, visit the SB Nation All-Star stream. For additional Boston Celtics coverage, visit our team page and blog, CelticsBlog.

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