On This Date in NBA History: January 18, Jerry West Hit Game-Winning Buzzer Beater in All-Star Game

Feb 19, 2012; Pacific Palisades, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers former guard Jerry West during the award presentation ceremony following the final round of the Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

1972 – On the last possession of the 1972 All-Star Game, Jerry West hit the game-winning buzzer beater to give the Western Conference the 112-110 victory over the Eastern Conference. He and Connie Hawkins led their conference with 13 points each. West also dished out a team-high five assists.

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