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NBA All-Star Game: Most unforgettable moments from Toronto

As expected, the 2016 NBA All-Star Game was filled with some interesting and entertaining moments. It wouldn't be an All-Star weekend without some celebrity sightings, your favourite NBA players and, of course, some questionable performances.

Check out #NBAAllStarTO moments from start to finish

For the second straight year, Russell Westbrook took home NBA All-Star Game honors in the Western Conference's record-setting 196-173 win over the East on Sunday night. 1:40

As expected, the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto was filled with some interesting and entertaining moments and it certainly wouldn't be an All-Star weekend without some celebrity sightings, your favourite NBA players and, of course, some questionable performances.

Just in case you missed it or want to re-live it, here's our timeline of memorable moments from the 2016 NBA All-Star Game:

Cirque du Soleil

If you didn't feel unathletic enough watching NBA All-Star players, you definitely felt that way after watching Cirque du Soliel gymnasts perform the opening ceremony.


NBA all-star player announcements

Was Russell Westbrook that excited to be on Team West or was he secretly challenging Drake to a dance-off?


Canadian anthem... Nelly Furtado style 

All we're going to say is: Whoa, Nelly! 


#Respect for Kobe Bryant 

Mad love for the Lakers star as he was honoured before his last NBA All-Star Game appearance.


Kobe and Lebron 1-on-1

That's my best friend, go best friend! #LoveAndBasketball​


Halftime show: Sting #OUCH

Let's just say this performance is a matter of opinion..... 


Canadian connection

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan: does it get any better? #SLAY


A new coach in town?

Gregg Popovich, being Gregg Popovich, decided to pretty much just let anyone call the plays.  


Celebrity sightings

In true all-star fashion, the game was jam-packed with celebs.



Views from the 6

Big shout out to the 6side for hosting one of the most memorable all-star weekends of all time. #JustHoldOnWereGoingHome


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