Kobe wins 4th MVP in West's All-Star win

West's Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers, drives past East's LeBron James, left, of the Miami Heat, and Joe Johnson, of the Atlanta Hawks, during the second half of the NBA basketball All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

February 20, 2011 8:58:43 PM PST
Kobe Bryant won his record-tying fourth All-Star game MVP award to the delight of his hometown fans, scoring 37 points and propelling the West to a 148-143 victory over the East in the NBA's midseason showcase on Sunday night.