1962 NBA ALL STAR Game St. LOUIS:
WEST 150 – EAST 130
- With the stunning score of 150-130, many players have made it into the spotlight in this NBA All-Star Game Edition.
- On the Eastern team, the high scorer, Wilt Chamberlain, contributed 42 points (a new scoring record), but the West had a bunch of players who made differences. Walt Bellamy 23 points and 17 rebounds, Elgin Baylor got 32 points, and Oscar Robertson 26 points and 13 assists.
- But the MVP went to Bob Pettit, with 25 points and 27 rebounds (all history rebound record in an All Star). Pettit got his 4th MVP, a record that nobody else has achieved.
- The West team based his victory in a great second half with 86 points (45 + 41).
- Lakers Rudy LaRusso practiced with the West team as substitute for teammate Elgin Baylor, who at the time was in the military service, but received a late permission to play the game and LaRusso did not play.
- Boston Celtics were the first team to have 4 of their players selected to play in the NBA All-Star Game.
- MVP: Bob Pettit (West)
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