2005 NBA All-Star Game

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The 2005 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game which was played on February 20, 2005 at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, home of the Denver Nuggets.wikipedia
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Allen Iverson

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For the second time in the last six years, the East defeated the West 125-115, with Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers named the Most Valuable Player. Allen Iverson, Vince Carter, LeBron James, and Grant Hill completed the Eastern Conference starting position.
Iverson was an 11-time NBA All-Star, won the All-Star game MVP award in 2001 and 2005, and was the NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2001.

2004–05 NBA season

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This game was the 54th edition of the North American National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game and was played during the 2004–05 NBA season.

Pepsi Center

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The 2005 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game which was played on February 20, 2005 at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, home of the Denver Nuggets.
Pepsi Center hosted the 2001 NHL All-Star Game, the 2001 Stanley Cup Finals, and the 2005 NBA All-Star Game.

Stan Van Gundy

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The coach for the Eastern Conference team was Miami Heat head coach Stan Van Gundy.
Van Gundy led the Heat to the best record in the Eastern Conference in the first half of the season, becoming the first Heat coach to coach in the All-Star Game, where he led the East to a victory.

Yao Ming

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Amongst the players selected were: Žydrūnas Ilgauskas (Lithuania), Manu Ginóbili (Argentina), Steve Nash (Canada), Dirk Nowitzki (Germany) along with voted-starters Tim Duncan (U.S. Virgin Islands) and Yao Ming (China).
Both McGrady and Yao were voted to start in the 2005 NBA All-Star Game, and Yao broke the record previously held by Michael Jordan for most All-Star votes, with 2,558,278 total votes.

NBA All-Star Game

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This game was the 54th edition of the North American National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game and was played during the 2004–05 NBA season.

LeBron James

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Allen Iverson, Vince Carter, LeBron James, and Grant Hill completed the Eastern Conference starting position.
James earned his first NBA All-Star Game selection in 2004–05, contributing 13 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists in a winning effort for the Eastern Conference.

NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award

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For the second time in the last six years, the East defeated the West 125-115, with Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers named the Most Valuable Player.

Dwyane Wade

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The Eastern Conference reserves included three first-time selections, Dwyane Wade, Gilbert Arenas, and Antawn Jamison.
The league's coaches selected Wade to be a reserve in the season's All-Star Game; during it, he put up 14 points in 24 minutes of play.

Tracy McGrady

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Tracy McGrady, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, and Duncan completed the Western Conference starting positions.
After the All-Star break, Houston rebounded from their slow start, finishing the season with 51 wins and the third-best record in the West.

Jack Nies

In addition, Nies oversaw 150 playoff games, 10 NBA Finals games, two NBA All-Star Games (1996 and 2005), and the 1987 Legends Classic.

Amar'e Stoudemire

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The Western Conference reserves included three first-time selections, Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs, Amar'e Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns, and Rashard Lewis of the Seattle SuperSonics.

Rashard Lewis

The Western Conference reserves included three first-time selections, Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs, Amar'e Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns, and Rashard Lewis of the Seattle SuperSonics.

Grant Hill

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Allen Iverson, Vince Carter, LeBron James, and Grant Hill completed the Eastern Conference starting position.

Gilbert Arenas

The Eastern Conference reserves included three first-time selections, Dwyane Wade, Gilbert Arenas, and Antawn Jamison.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas

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Amongst the players selected were: Žydrūnas Ilgauskas (Lithuania), Manu Ginóbili (Argentina), Steve Nash (Canada), Dirk Nowitzki (Germany) along with voted-starters Tim Duncan (U.S. Virgin Islands) and Yao Ming (China).

Exhibition game

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The 2005 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game which was played on February 20, 2005 at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, home of the Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets

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The 2005 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game which was played on February 20, 2005 at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, home of the Denver Nuggets.

North America

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This game was the 54th edition of the North American National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game and was played during the 2004–05 NBA season.

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This game was the 54th edition of the North American National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game and was played during the 2004–05 NBA season.

Philadelphia 76ers

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For the second time in the last six years, the East defeated the West 125-115, with Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers named the Most Valuable Player.