Record 100,000-plus crowd takes in All-Star Game in Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas — The NBA opened its doors Sunday in grandiose Cowboys Stadium, and, in typical Texas style, put its greatest stars on the biggest stage ever to witness a basketball game.
— The NBA opened its doors Sunday in grandiose Cowboys Stadium, and, in typical Texas style, put its greatest stars on the biggest stage ever to witness a basketball game.

The NBA shattered basketball attendance records with a crowd of more than 90,000 for its 59th All-Star Game — although Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he thought “it’s going to be a six-figure night.”

Of the video screen that was longer than the court, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard said, “I’ve got to get one for my house.”

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2/15/10