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The NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game that was played on February 19, , during the National Basketball Association's (NBA) –17 was the 66th edition of the NBA All-Star Game, and was played at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, home of the New Orleans Western Conference defeated the Eastern .

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The Western Conference is one of two conferences that make up the National Basketball Association (NBA), the other being the Eastern conferences consist of 15 teams organized into three divisions.. The current divisional alignment was adopted at the start of the –05 season, when the now Charlotte Hornets began play as the NBA's 30th franchise.