INDIANOpolis -- Over the entirety of the NBA All-Star Weekend, it was Dame time. 

 On Sunday, Milwaukee Bucks' Damian Lillard was voted Kobe Bryant All-Star Game MVP after scoring 39 points with 11 3-pointers to lead the Eastern Conference to a 211-186 win against the West. 

 He became the second player after Michael Jordan in 1988 to win a Saturday night event and be chosen MVP in the same All-Star Weekend. 

 Lillard defeated Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks in the 3-point challenge. 

 In 1988, Jordan went on to win the dunk contest. 

 "It's an honor I've been here quite a few times, so to be able to have this kind of accomplishment, it's special," Lillard told TNT in an on-court interview after winning MVP. 

 "It's an honor I've been here quite a few times, so to be able to have this kind of accomplishment, it's special," Lillard told TNT in an on-court interview after winning MVP.  

 Anytime you have this type of experience enough, you want to have this experience -- you want to be All-Star Game MVP." 

 Lillard, excluding rookies, became the fifth player to earn All-Star Game MVP in his first season with the Bucks. 

 In that season, Milwaukee's Doc Rivers led the East squad, which scored the most points in the game's 73-year history, making him the 20th All-Star MVP. 

 In that season, Milwaukee's Doc Rivers led the East squad, which scored the most points in the game's 73-year history, making him the 20th All-Star MVP. 

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