NBA All-Star Game

Reactions to NBA All-Star snubs are ridiculous

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, the reigning league MVP, won't start in the All-Star Game. Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports<p>The voting …

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Joel Embiid Says He’s Going To ‘Pass’ On Rihanna Now That He’s An All-Star

Joel Embiid is famous for a great many things. He’s a very good basketball player, he’s the physical manifestation of a years-long process to turn the Sixers into contender, he’s a very good tweeter, and on Thursday afternoon, he became an All-Star for the first time. Not only that, but Embiid was …

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Charles Barkley Thinks Players Didn’t Vote For LeBron James Because He’s A ‘Drama Queen’

LeBron James will get the first overall pick in the inaugural NBA All-Star Game draft, winning that right by getting the most overall votes. James and Steph Curry were announced as the overall winners in the East and West on Thursday night, but a curious thing happened when the rest of the starters …

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Utah’s Rudy Gobert, Brooklyn’s D’Angelo Russell both make return from injury tonight

Let’s try something different: How about some good injury news for a change?<p>Going through the roughest part of their schedule without their Defensive …

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A Live Look As The Starting 2018 NBA All-Stars Are Drafted

LeBron James, contemplating his first pick in the 2018 NBA All-Star Draft, took a long, hard look at Kyrie Irving.<p><i>“I’ll pass,” he declared. His eyes</i> …

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Air Jordan 3 All-Star Dunk Series White Cement 923096-101

During February Jordan Brand is set to release the <b>Air Jordan 3 ‘All-Star’</b> in the iconic ‘White Cement color combination. Dropping during NBA All-Star …

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OVO x Air Jordan 8 Is Officially Dropping Next Month

<b>Brands:</b> OVO, Jordan Brand<p><b>Model:</b> Air Jordan 8<p><b>Key Features:</b> Premium tumbled leather construction, OVO branding and Owl logos<p><b>Release Date:</b> Friday, …

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B/R's Official Wish List for the 2018 NBA Dunk Contest

With the starters for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game set in stone, we can finally get to talking about real-world issues that have an impact on our everyday lives.<p>Like which players should ideally be present for Feb. 16's dunk contest in Los Angeles.<p>Before the comments section is inundated with answers …

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Listen To An Alternate Version Of N.E.R.D’s “Don’t Do It” With Frank Ocean

Photo Credit: Vickey Ford For OkayplayerAn alternate version of <b>N.E.R.D</b>‘s “Don’t Do It” has surfaced.<b>READ: N.E.R.D To Bring Their Extravagant Sounds</b> …

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Why All-Star captain Steph Curry really wants to pick Giannis

Stephen Curry received the most All-Star votes in the Western Conference, and in the new format that the NBA’s trying this year to spice things up, …

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theScore's All-Star reserves picks

All-Star Game captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry have some difficult choices ahead.<p>The pair will pick from a pool of 22 honorees to decide the …

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The Hornets Are Reportedly Looking to Trade Kemba Walker

<b>The Story:</b> The Charlotte Hornets are reportedly putting star point guard Kemba Walker on the trade block a few weeks prior to the deadline. According …

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NBA wrap: Celtics underwhelm without Kyrie Irving; Cavs in 'Strugglesville' despite win over Magic

Neither the Celtics or the Cavaliers gave their best performances Thursday. Boston was without guard Kyrie Irving (shoulder) and fell to the 76ers …

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Sixers-Celtics observations, 'best' and 'worst' awards: Joel Embiid, T.J. McConnell and 44 turnovers

BOSTON – Here are my key takeaways and “best” and “worst” awards from the 76ers’ 89-80 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night at TD Garden.<p>…

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N.E.R.D Performing At 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend Halftime Show

The 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend is touching down at Staples Center in Los Angeles this year, and the highly anticipated extravaganza will feature a …

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San Antonio Spurs roundup: Is it time to make a move?

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 30: Tobias Harris #34 and Luke Kennard #5 of the Detroit Pistons defends against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs in …

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Behind the scenes of Joel Embiid's 1st All-Star selection

The starting lineups for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game were announced while the Sixers were preparing for their win over the Celtics.<p>Step into the scene …

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Which NBA 3-Point Barrages Are Sustainable

The NBA’s affinity for 3-point shooting has skyrocketed in recent years, and teams are hoisting deep shots more than ever. They’re also finding …

NBA

New York Knicks News Mix, 1/19/2018: Courtney Lee, refs and road trips

<i>After the New York Knicks suffered a brutal loss in the second game of their road trip, the attention turned to a pivotal play involving a …

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Sports Flash: Eagles key to victory in the NFC Championship

SPORTS<p>In this week's Sports Flash, Ducis Rodgers discusses the NFC Championship, and the Philadelphia Eagles key to victory.<p><b>Send a breaking news</b> …

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‘Group Chat’: Kemba Walker Trade Rumors and Mock-Drafting the All-Star Starters

Chris Ryan and Justin Verrier are joined by Danny Chau and Paolo Uggetti to discuss the Kemba Walker trade rumors and possible destinations for him …

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Kristaps Porzingis misses out on All-Star starter nod, Clyde Frazier hit with basketball

The New York Knicks can’t even win on their day off. Kristaps Porzingis missed out on an All-Star starter nod, bested by Mr. …

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Buzz City Beat: Charlotte Hornets fire sale, Marvin Williams receives all-star vote

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15: Marvin Williams<p>Welcome to Buzz City Beat, a daily roundup of the best articles from around the internet surrounding the …

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It's not just Giannis: Bucks' Rim Rockers dunk team and Bango are also going to NBA All-Star Game

Photos: Bucks' Rim Rockers dunk team, Bango going to NBA All Star Game<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

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Wolves Get Lesson From Rockets In How Efficiency Must Work

Not all offensive efficiencies are created equal.<p>Going into their Thursday TNT showdown with the <b>Houston Rockets</b>, the <b>Minnesota Timberwolves</b> possessed …

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Week in Review: Jekyll and Hyde

Seven Things from the last week of Thunder basketball<p>0<p><b>Jekyll and Hyde</b><p>It’s probably been mentioned 37 times in this column but the Thunder is as …

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Pistons mailbag: Reggie Jackson return before All-Star break unlikely

CLOSE<p>Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson speaks to reporters for the first time since suffering a sprained right ankle on Dec. 26. Video by …

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Gordon scores 30 as Rockets beat Timberwolves

HOUSTON — Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.<p>James Harden …

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Two Warriors named All-Star Game starters

After sending four players to the NBA All-Star Game last season in New Orleans, the Warriors are halfway to repeating the feat this season.<p>Point …

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Kyrie Irving voted in as All-Star Game starter

Kyrie Irving has been voted in as a starter in this year's NBA All-Star Game.<p>Irving led all Eastern Conference guards from in votes from fans, media, …

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