Day one of the NBA All-Star weekend featured a news conference with the game's very best, a celebrity basketball game with the country's biggest icons, and a rookies-sophomores matchup with many dunks from the league's rising stars.
At the news conference, reporters asked Carmelo Anthony about recent trade talks, as well as other players around the league about his possible move.
In the celebrity game, Scottie Pippen led the East to a 54-49 victory and a game-high 17 points, while Justin Bieber wooed his fans and earned MVP honors for his eight points in the losing effort.
In the rookies-sophomores game, John Wall set a record with 22 assists while teaming up with former University of Kentucky teammate DeMarcus Cousins to earn a 148-140 victory for the rookies.
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