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Photos: MVP Chris Paul celebrates at Lavo; Chord Overstreet and Whitney Port at Tao


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Chris Paul, in the backward cap, celebrates his brother C.J.’s 30th birthday at Lavo in Palazzo on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

Chris Paul, Chord Overstreet, Whitney Port at Lavo

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L.A. Clippers star Chris Paul headed directly to Lavo in Palazzo fresh off his MVP win at the 2013 NBA-All-Star Game in Houston, Texas, baby, on Sunday night to host the annual Baller’s Ball.

Arriving around 1:30 a.m. with the trophy in tow(!), CP3 immediately handed the prize to Lavo’s marketing director, and the trophy spent a few short minutes in the boutique club before being locked away in the back office for safe keeping. Paul stopped by the DJ booth to chat with DJ Vice about L.A. and the city’s Lakers vs. Clippers rivalry, then spent the evening at a VIP table on the dance floor.

Paul and Lavo helped his brother C.J. celebrate his 30th birthday with a cake and danced with his friends all night. Also at Lavo: Miami Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby at a VIP table on the dance floor with friends.

“Glee” star Chord Overstreet continued his 24th birthday weekend celebration with dinner at sister hotspot Tao in The Venetian. The group, which include “New Girl” star Lamorne Morris, enjoyed specialty cocktails, including the Tiger Lily and Tao Hito, plus, crispy rice, wok sirloin and sushi before making their way to Lavo, where Overstreet was presented with a cake.

Overstreet also celebrated his birthday at the new Palms hotspot Heraea. Also at Tao: Joel Anthony of the Miami Heat, plus, Whitney Port with her sister Paige before heading to Lavo; they’re in town to promote the former’s clothing line Whitney Eve. Thanks to Al Powers of Powers Imagery for his photo gallery.

Don Chareunsy is editor of Vegas DeLuxe and senior editor for arts and entertainment of the Las Vegas Sun.

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