Davis breaks Wilt's record as West beats East 192-182; Kawhi Leonard scores 4

Russell Westbrook scores 41 points

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS – Anthony Davis scored an All-Star game record 52 points in his home arena, and the Western Conference squad defeated the East 192-182 on Sunday night.

Davis broke the record of 42 points set by Wilt Chamberlain in 1962.

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Russell Westbrook was gunning for his third straight All-Star MVP honors.

He scored 41 points, including seven 3-pointers, but West coach Steve Kerr subbed Westbrook out of the game for the final minutes while leaving Davis in, and the Pelicans' star scored eight more points.

Westbrook's highlights included an alley-oop dunk set up by former teammate Kevin Durant.

Kawhi Leonard scored four points in only 15 minutes. He added a steal and two assists, but did not play in the second half. It was Leonard's second All-Star game appearance. 

Milwaukee's emerging 22-year-old star, Giannis Antetokounmpo led the East squad with 30 points. 

LeBron James highlighted a 23-point night with emphatic dunks and shot from nearly half court.

The NBA resumes its regular season schedule on Thursday.

The Spurs play at the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.

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