Jayson Tatum scored an all-star game-record 55 points on his way to winning MVP Honors and team Giannis ended Lebron James’ hold on all-star captain supremacy by beating team Lebron 184-175 in the nba's annual showcase exhibition on Sunday night.
Jayson Tatum put on a record-setting show and made giannis Antetokounmpo look like a genius.
Tatum had 27 points in the third quarter another all-star game record for any period. He was the first pick by Antetokounmpo in the starters’ portion of the all-star draft and in the end that pick proved to be the right one.
And the MVP Award Tatum was given is named for Kobe Bryant one of his heroes. Tatum broke Anthony Davis’ all-star record of 52 points. He was 22 of 31 from the floor plus had 10 rebounds and six assists.
Donovan Mitchell added 40 for Team Giannis which got 26 points from Damian lillard including the game-winner to push his team past the target score.