West dominates East in All-Star celebrity game

West dominates East in All-Star celebrity game

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 15: The West team poses for a team photo during the Sprint Celebrity Game at Jam Session during NBA All Star Weekend on February 15, 2013 at the George R. Brown in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

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by KRISTIE RIEKEN / AP Sports Writer

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Posted on February 15, 2013 at 10:46 PM

HOUSTON -- Usain Bolt took joined the East team in the All-Star celebrity game to have a little fun.

He had no idea the West team would take the game so seriously.

Five-foot-2 comedian Kevin Hart took most valuable player honors in leading the West to a 58-38 win over the Bolt and the East on Friday night.

Afterward the Jamaican sprinter says he was surprised by the intensity of the West team coached by Houston All-Star James Harden. Bolt says, "We got beat bad, but their team was much more serious."

Bolt did show his athleticism a few times, most notably on a two-handed dunk in the first half.

Hart challenged Bolt to a race during a timeout where the pair each had to dribble and make two layups, and shocked the crowd by winning.

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