NBA All-Star Saturday night 2014: John Wall steals the show

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If you missed NBA All-Star Saturday night festivities, we've got you covered.

John Wall was crowned "Dunker of the Night" and Marco Belinelli won the three-point contest in thrilling fashion. Some other things happened, too. This is what you missed.

Shooting Stars Champions: Chris Bosh, Dominique Wilkins and Swin Cash

Team Bosh took home the Shooting Stars crown for the second straight season. In both rounds, Bosh drained the half court shot as if he was shooting a corner-three. He then celebrated like a Bosh.


Skills challenge champions: Damian Lillard and Trey Burke

Lillard took home this crown solo last season, teamed up with Jazz rookie Burke and won again this year. "How did they win?" you may ask. IN THIS MOST EXCITING SKILLS CHALLENGE WAY EVER THAT'S HOW.


That right there is Burke laying it in with a time of 45.2 seconds, edging out the rookie pairing of Victor Oladipo and Michael Carter-Williams by 0.1 seconds.

3-point champion: Marco Belinelli

Belinelli, who showed up to the competition looking lost and homelessair-balled a couple of deep balls and still took home the crown. He was challenged, however, by a feisty Bradley Beal (and Nelly), who cleared his entire rack in the final round to force overtime.

The Spurs sharpshooter was deadly in the overtime round, though, netting a final score of 24.

Slam Dunk champion: The East and John Wall

So there are two winners here: the Eastern Conference team, comprised of Wall, Paul George and Terrence Ross, and Wall, who was voted in by fans as "Dunker of the Night."

The East team won this weird freestyle round which gave them the choice of who had to dunk first in the battle round. They selected the West to go first. All three Eastern Conference dunkers beat their Western foes in the first round and the dunk contest was over. It was weird and short and it was complained about a bunch on Twitter.

The odd part is that the dunks were actually pretty cool. There just wasn't enough of them to make it feel like you didn't waste your time. The NBA didn't really seem prepared for every Eastern Conference guy to knock off every Western Conference guy in the first round. It ended. John Wall's dunk was crazy and the new format will fly out the window and be forgotten in time.

Here are some pretty cool dunks that actually happened, for your viewing pleasure:





And the one that destroyed the Internet and crowned John Wall with "Dunker of the Night" honors:


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