NBA All-Star game receives high television ratings
The 60th NBA All-Star game Sunday earned its highest television rating since Michael Jordan's last appearance in 2003.
The Western Conference's 148-143 win drew a 5.2 rating, up 37% from last year. The ratings measure the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned into a program.
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant led the fast-paced star-studded show with 37 points and claimed his fourth All-Star most-valuable-player award.
-- Melissa Rohlin
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Photo: The West's Kobe Bryant tries to keep the ball away from the East's Derrick Rose, left, and Dwyane Wade.