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Team LeBron defeats Team Stephen as defense makes rare appearance in All-Star game

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James and Kevin Durant trapped Stephen Curry, then Curry got the ball to DeMar DeRozan, who found himself stuck behind a defensive effort not expected in the All-Star game.

Then, after the final buzzer, there was joy and pain, as if this was a real game.

"We wanted to kind of change the narrative of the All-Star game being a joke," said Durant, James' first pick in the All-Star draft. "Today we

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