1991 NBA All-Star Game
The 1991 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game between players selected from the National Basketball Association's Western Conference and the Eastern Conference that was played on February 10, 1991, at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. This game was the 41st edition of the NBA All-Star Game and was played during the 1990–91 NBA season.
|Date||February 10, 1991|
|City||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|National anthem||Bruce Hornsby, Branford Marsalis|
TNT (All-Star Saturday)
|Announcers||Bob Costas, Mike Fratello and Pat Riley|
Bob Neal, Doug Collins and Hubie Brown (All-Star Saturday)
|NBA All-Star Game|
The All-Star Game returned to Charlotte in 2019, though it was played at the Spectrum Center in Uptown, and broadcast on TNT (the All-Star Game has never been broadcast on ABC or ESPN during the networks' current contract with the league, which began during the 2002-03 season).
The 8th edition of the Schick Legends Classic took place on February 9, 1991. It consisted of an exhibition match between retired players from the Eastern and Western Conference. The East Legends won 41–34.
Slam Dunk ContestEdit
The Gatorade Slam Dunk Contest had three of the previous year's contestants, with the notable absence of defending champion Dominique Wilkins. Dee Brown took home the trophy after defeating Shawn Kemp in the final, performing a dunk while covering his eyes with one arm. The scoring system consisted of the total of the two dunks, and in the final round the two best out of three dunks.
|1st dunk||2nd dunk||Total||1st dunk||2nd dunk||Total||1st dunk||2nd dunk||3rd dunk||Total|
|G||Dee Brown||Boston Celtics||48.2||44.2||92.4||49.6||48.4||98.0||48.1||46.4||49.6||97.7|
|F/C||Shawn Kemp||Seattle SuperSonics||47.6||48.2||95.8||48.3||47.3||95.6||44.3||48.0||45.7||93.7|
|G||Rex Chapman||Charlotte Hornets||45.5||49.7||95.2||49.0||46.0||94.0||Did not advance|
|G||Kenny Smith||Houston Rockets||48.5||42.3||90.8||46.6||41.3||87.9||Did not advance|
|F||Kenny Williams||Indiana Pacers||42.3||44.6||86.9||Did not advance|
|F/G||Blue Edwards||Utah Jazz||40.1||44.2||84.3||Did not advance|
|F/G||Otis Smith||Orlando Magic||41.2||41.8||83.0||Did not advance|
|G||Kendall Gill||Charlotte Hornets||40.1||40.9||81.0||Did not advance|
The American Airlines–ITT Sheraton Three-Point Shootout saw Craig Hodges repeat as champion, by defeating Portland's Terry Porter in the final round. Players begin shooting from one corner of the court, and move from station to station along the three-point arc until they reach the other corner. Each station has four standard balls, worth one point each, plus one specially colored "money ball", worth two points.
|G||Craig Hodges||Chicago Bulls||20||24||17|
|G||Terry Porter||Portland Trail Blazers||15TIE||14||12|
|F||Dennis Scott||Orlando Magic||16||12||Did not advance|
|F/G||Danny Ainge||Portland Trail Blazers||18||11||Did not advance|
|G||Tim Hardaway||Golden State Warriors||15TIE||Did not advance|
|G||Hersey Hawkins||Philadelphia 76ers||14||Did not advance|
|F||Glen Rice||Miami Heat||9||Did not advance|
|F/G||Clyde Drexler||Portland Trail Blazers||8||Did not advance|
^TIE Terry Porter and Tim Hardaway broke the tie in a 30-second shooting round.