On March 2, 1951, the Boston garden stadium was provided free of charge by celtics President George brown, and the first all-star game was held. The final score was 111:94, the eastern star won. www.lolga.com
In 1952, the first award was established for the first time, and the first winner was don maynick from fort Wayne.
From 1954, the NBA began 24 seconds. The lakers became the first team to win three consecutive titles after beating the national team. At that time, only the New York knicks, Boston celtics in the NBA, Philadelphia warriors, fort Wayne pistons, Minneapolis lakers, rochester royals, Syracuse nationals, tri-cities black hawk 8 teams.