In 1993, the 43rd NBA All-Star Game took place at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The West Conference beat the East Conference in overtime, 135-132. The Most Valuable Player award was awarded to Utah Jazz players forward Karl Malone and point guard John Stockton.
Karl Malone scored 28 points shooting 11-for-17 from the field and 6-for-9 from the free-throw line. He had 10 rebounds, one steal, two blocks, and three turnovers. John Stockton scored 9 points shooting 3-for-6 from the field, 1-for-2 from the three-point line, and 2-for-2 from the free-throw line. He had 6 rebounds, 15 assists, two steals, and five turnovers.
Malone was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team in 1986, named Most Valuable Player of the NBA All-Star game in 1989, named to the US Olympic team in 1992, All-Star MVP in 1993, named to the US Olympic team in 1996, selected as one of the fifty greatest players in NBA history in 1996, named Most Valuable Player of the NBA in 1997, named Utahn of the Year by the Salt Lake Tribune in 1997, IBM Award in 1998, named the Most Valuable Player in 1999, and became the third player in NBA history to score 30,000 points in his career in 2000.
Stockton won an Olympic Gold medal in Barcelona in 1992, was named All-Star MVP in 1993, was selected to the All-NBA team First Team in 1994 and 1995, set the NBA record for career assists in 1995, set the NBA record for career steals in 1996, selected as one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history, won an Olympic Gold medal in Atlanta in 1996, and was a 9-time All-Star from 1988-to 1997.