1988 NBA All-star game
Western All-star starters: Magic Johnson, Karl Malone, Fat Lever, Hakeem Olajuwon, Alex English.
Eastern All-star starters: Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, Dominique Wilkins, Isiah Thomas, Moses Malone.
Michael Jordan excites the home town Chicago fans with a 40 point performance, leading the East to a 138-133 victory. Jordan wins the All-star MVP trophy.