Revisiting Kobe Bryant's 1st All-Star Game vs. Michael Jordan

B/R StudiosFeatured ColumnistFebruary 11, 2015

It's crazy to think that Kobe Bryant's first All-Star Game was back in 1998, which is coincidentally the last time the event was held in New York City.

There were a lot of amazing storylines going into the game, and the media hyped up the battle between Michael Jordan and Bryant.

Bleacher Report sat down with players from the game and media members who were in Madison Square Garden for that iconic night 17 years ago.

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