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All-Star 2019

What are the highest scoring games in NBA All-Star history?

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Russell Westbrook (NBA Getty Images)

If you're a fan of defence, the NBA All-Star Game is not for you.

When the NBA's best players meet in the annual game, it usually makes for a high scoring affair, with the two teams often combining for upwards of 300 points.

The Western Conference and Eastern Conference have even gotten close to scoring 400 points lately, topping out at 369 points in 2016 and 374 in 2017.

Starting with those two, here's a look back at the eight highest scoring games in NBA All-Star Game history...

2016 All-Star Game: West 196, East 173

West leading scorer: Russell Westbrook (31 points)

East leading scorer: Paul George (41 points)

2017 All-Star Game: West 192, East 182

West leading scorer: Anthony Davis (52 points)

East leading scorer: Giannis Antetokounmpo (30 points)

2019 All-Star Game: Team LeBron 178, Team Giannis 164

Team LeBron leading scorer: Kevin Durant (31 points)

Team Giannis leading scorer: Giannis Antetokounmpo (38 points)

2015 All-Star Game: West 163, East 158

West leading scorer: Russell Westbrook (41 points)

East leading scorer: LeBron James (30 points)

2014 All-Star Game: West 155, East 163

West leading scorer: Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin (38 points)

East leading scorer: Kyrie Irving (31 points)

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2003 All-Star Game: West 155, East 145 (2OT)

West leading scorer: Kevin Garnett (37 points)

East leading scorer: Allen Iverson (35 points)

1987 All-Star Game: West 154, East 149 (OT)

West leading scorer: Tom Chambers (34 points)

East leading scorer: Moses Malone (27 points)

1984 All-Star Game: West 145, East 154 (OT)

West leading scorer: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (25 points)

East leading scorer: Julius Erving (34 points)

2007 All-Star Game: West 153, East 132

West leading scorer: Kobe Bryant (31 points)

East leading scorer: LeBron James (28 points)

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