By People Staff
March 29, 2011 05:00 PM

Was it a date? Vanessa Hudgens took a break from the action on the basketball court to check out a private Jimmy Choo and Palazzo Las Vegas shopping event with new pal Josh Hutcherson. The duo, who were at the Staples Center to watch the Lakers take on the New Orleans Hornets, stuck close, and Hutcherson followed Hudgens around for much of the time she shopped. “They were all smiles and adorable all evening,” an onlooker says of the cozy pair.