*The East leads the all-time series over the West, 36-25.
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the record for the most All Star selections with 19. Here is the remainder of the top five:
-Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal and Kevin Garnett—15
-Tim Duncan, Michael Jordan, Karl Malone and Jerry West—14
-Wilt Chamberlain, Bob Cousy, John Havlicek—13
-Larry Bird, Elvin Hayes, Magic Johnson, Moses Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon, Oscar Robinson, Bill Russell, Dolph Schayes and Isiah Thomas—12
* Portland, Sacramento, Toronto, Memphis, Oklahoma City and Brooklyn are the only franchises to not host the NBA All-Star Game.
* Bob Pettit and Kobe Bryant hold the record with winning All-Star Game MVP four times. Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan, and Shaquille O'Neal all took home the honor three times.
*This year’s game takes place Sunday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m., live on TNT. For more information, log on to www.espn.com.