Russell Westbrook, Joe Johnson
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Photos: Highlights from NBA All-Star weekend

Russell Westbrook, Joe Johnson
West guard Russell Westbrook of Oklahoma City soars past East guard Joe Johnson of the Hawks for a dunk in the first half Sunday at Staples Center.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant
Heat guard Dwyane Wade of the East has the ball stolen from behind by Lakers guard Kobe Bryant of the West during the NBA All-Star game at Staples Center on Sunday. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Blake Griffin, LeBron James
East forward LeBron James of Miami elevates past West forward Blake Griffin of the Clippers for a layup in the NBA All-Star game on Sunday at Staples Center. James finished with a triple-double of 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard
West All-Star Kobe Bryant of the Lakers is fouled by East center Dwight Howard of the Magic while pulling down one of his game-high 14 rebounds on Sunday at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Chris Bosh
West guard Kobe Bryant of the Lakers drives past East forward LeBron James of the Heat during the NBA All-Star game on Sunday.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Tim Duncan
East forward LeBron James of the Heat (center) has his shot blocked by West power forward Tim Duncan, although West forward Carmelo Anthony (partially pictured) was called for a foul on the play during Sunday’s NBA All-Star game at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, LeBron James
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant of the West is grabbed by Miami forward LeBron James of the East late in the second half Sunday at the NBA All-Star game.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Blake Griffin, Kevin Garnett
Clippers power forward Blake Griffin of the West drives past Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett of the East during the NBA All-Star game at Staples Center on Sunday.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant of the West collides in front of the basket with Bulls guard Derrick Rose of the East as he flips a shot into the basket in the first half Sunday at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, LeBron James
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant of the West protects the ball as Heat forward LeBron James of the East looks for a steal but picks up a foul during the NBA All-Star game at Staples Center on Sunday.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol, Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol, left, and Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, right, of the West look for a steal as Bulls point guard Derrick Rose of the East loses control of his dribble in the first half during the NBA All-Star game on Sunday at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Derrick Rose, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant of the West tries to split the East defense of Chicago’s Derrick Rose, left, and Miami’s Dwyane Wade on Sunday in the NBA All-Star game at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard
West guard Kobe Bryant of the Lakers protects a rebound from the long reach of East center Dwight Howard of the Magic during the NBA All-Star game on Sunday at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant of the West is fouled by Miami guard Dwyane Wade of the East during the NBA All-Star game on Sunday at Staples Center(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
LeBron James
Heat forward LeBron James of the East soars to the basket for a dunk in the second half of the NBA All-Star game at Staples Center on Sunday.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kevin Garnett, Russell Westbrook, Joe Johnson
Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook of the Weste splits the East defense of Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett and Hawks guard Joe Johnson during the NBA All-Star game on Sunday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol, LeBron James
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol of the West commits a foul as Miami forward LeBron James of the East tries to drive to the basket in the second half on Sunday evening during the NBA All-Star game at Staples Center.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Ray Allen, Kobe Bryant
Celtics guard Ray Allen of the East tries to defend Lakers guard Kobe Bryant of the West in the first quarter Sunday at Staples Center.  (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)
Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard
Lakers and West power forward Pau Gasol dunks over Magic and East center Dwight Howard in the first half Sunday at Staples Center.  (Jeff Gross / Getty Images)
Pau Gasol, Kobe Bryant
Lakers and West guard Kobe Bryant congratulates Lakers and West power forward Pau Gasol after a play in the first quarter Sunday at the NBA All-Star game.  (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)
Blake Griffin, Baron Davis
Clippers power forward Blake Griffin easily clears the hood of a car as he takes an alley-oop pass from teammate Baron Davis (peeking through sunroof) for what proved to be the winning dunk in the Slam Dunk contest on Saturday night at Staples Center(Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)
JaVale McGee
Washington center JaVale McGee prepares to dunk his third ball on a three-ball dunk Saturday night at Staples Center.  (Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images)
Blake Griffin
Clippers rookie Blake Griffin hangs from the rim by his elbow and jamming a ball through the hoop during the Slam Dunk contest on Saturday night at Staples Center.  (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)
DeMarcus Cousins, Stephen Curry
Kings center and rookie DeMarcus Cousins, who finished with a game-high 33 points, throws down a dunk past Warriors guard Stephen Curry in the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center. The Rookies won the game, 148-140.  (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)
Blake Griffin, DeJuan Blair
Spurs power forward DeJuan Blair checks on Clippers power forward Blake Griffin after he was hit in the nose during the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Blake Griffin
Clippers forward Blake Griffin returns to the court after dunking in the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Amare Stoudemire
Knicks power forward Amare Stoudemire bows down after Clippers power forward Blake Griffin (not pictured) put away one of his seven dunks in the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
John Wall
Wizards point guard John Wall, who was selected MVP of the Rookies-Sophomores game, goes between his legs before unleashing one of his 22 assists on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
John Wall
Wizards point guard John Wall of the Rookies strikes a quick pose while hanging on the rim after a dunk against the Sophomores on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Carmelo Anthony
Nuggets All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony, the focus of intense trade speculation this season, is all smiles during the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Gary Neal, DeMar DeRozan
Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan of the Sophomores tries to strip the ball from Spurs guard Gary Neal of the Rookies during their game Friday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
All-Star socks
Players sport some funky socks for the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
John Wall, Blake Griffin
Wizards point guard John Wall and Clippers power forward Blake Griffin share a laugh during the second half of the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)
Blake Griffin
Clippers power forward Blake Griffin checks for the basket in mid-flight as he gets set to throw down a reverse dunk in the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center. Griffin had 14 points, all on dunks, in 13 minutes of play. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)
Kevin Durant
Thunder All-Star forward Kevin Durant munches on nachos as he watches the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
James Harden
Thunder guard and sophomore James Harden soars toward the hoop for a dunk in the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center. Harden finished with 30 points to lead his team.  (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)
Stephen Curry
Sophomore guard Stephen Curry of the Warriors finds himself surrounded by Rookies (from left) Greg Monroe of the Pistons, John Wall of the Wizards and Blake Griffin of the Clippers during the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)
Landry Fields, Wesley Matthews
Trail Blazers guard and sophomore Wesley Matthews goes for a reverse layup against Knicks guard and rookie Landry Fields during the Rookies-Sophomores game on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Larry W. Smith / EPA)
Eric Bledsoe, Serge Ibaka
Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe, playing for the Rookies, drives to the basket against Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka of the Sophomores on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Scottie Pippen, Justin Bieber
Legendary Bulls forward Scottie Pippen leads East squad on a fast break against Justin Bieber and the West squad during the All-Star Celebrity game on Friday at Staples Center(Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is all smiles after being selected the All-Star Celebrity game’s most valuable player on Friday night at Staples Center.  (Noel Vasquez / Getty Images)
Feet imprinted
Kobe Bryant becomes the first athlete to have his hands and feet imprinted at the legendary Graumans Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Saturday, February 19, 2011.


FOR THE RECORD:
Kobe Bryant honored: In the Feb. 20 California section, a caption accompanying a photo of the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant imprinting his feet and hands in cement outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood said that he was the first athlete to be so honored. Retired Olympic figure skater Sonja Henie was honored at Grauman’s in 1937, shortly after she started her Hollywood film career, and left her handprints and the imprint of her skating blades. —

 (Christina House / For The Times)
Hand and feet
Kobe Bryant becomes the first athlete to have his hands and feet imprinted at the legendary Graumans Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Saturday, February 19, 2011.


FOR THE RECORD:
Kobe Bryant honored: In the Feb. 20 California section, a caption accompanying a photo of the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant imprinting his feet and hands in cement outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood said that he was the first athlete to be so honored. Retired Olympic figure skater Sonja Henie was honored at Grauman’s in 1937, shortly after she started her Hollywood film career, and left her handprints and the imprint of her skating blades. —

 ((Christina House / For The Times))
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