In a fast-paced game highlighted by slam dunks (19 in all) and rapid-fire 3-point shooting (the teams combined for 87), a stellar start and balanced scoring carried the Eastern Conference to a 98-91 triumph over the Western Conference at the 2013-14 All-Star Game on Sunday afternoon.

Akita Northern Happinets guard Yuki Togashi, a second-year pro, led the East with 23 points and dished out five assists while knifing his way into the lane for scoring chances, too. He set the tone for the team’s 3-point shooting attack, knocking down 5 of 10. Akita forward Richard Roby, longtime NBA forward Kenyon Martin’s brother, added 17 points on 8-for-17 shooting.

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