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All-Star, Video / Feb 18, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Dwyane Wade’s Surprise Locker-Room Makeover Might Make You Cry

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (photo. Steve Boyle)

There is so much a professional athlete can do with their fame and money to help local communities in need. But it’s not often that we see something that warms our hearts quite as much as the recent surprise Dwyane Wade and Gatorade dreamed up for Riverdale High School in New Orleans. Wade and Gatorade unveiled an amazing treat for Riverdale’s basketball team over All-Star weekend, and the student’s beatific response got us all teary-eyed when we watched. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 18, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Go Inside The Jordan Flight Lab From NBA All-Star Weekend

Jordan Brand - All-Star

Jordan Brand had a large presence during NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. On the court, Carmelo Anthony set an All-Star Game shooting record and Blake Griffin dunked just about everything he touched. But off of it, JB killed it as well. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 18, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Photo Recap Of NBA All-Star Weekend With #adidasintheQuarter

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Wall

NBA All-Star Weekend concluded on Sunday night with the All-Star Game, and over the course of the weekend, adidas tipped off their new fan experience at adidas in the Quarter with visits from star athletes and entertainers. From celebrating the launch of the adidas D Howard 4 to throwing a party at the House of Blues, which featured names like 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg and Pusha T, adidas was in all during All-Star Weekend. Read More »

All-Star, NBA, Video / Feb 17, 2014 / 11:11 pm

The 10 Best Highlights From NBA All-Star Weekend

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

How fun was that? All-Star Weekend is officially over after numerous exciting events, including the Celebrity All-Star Game, Three-Point Shootout, Slam Dunk Contest and All-Star Game. From unbelievable shots to jaw-dropping dunks, we had the opportunity to witness greatness these last few days. Read More »

All-Star / Feb 17, 2014 / 1:30 am

The Top Celebrities Photographed At The 2014 NBA All-Star Game

Earth, Wind & Fire

If you name a central cultural force in hip hop, music in general, the world of comedy, and B- and C- and D-listers trying to get some DAP from the public, then they’re probably at the All-Star game — especially when it’s in New Orleans. Here are some of the celebrities photographed at the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. And we say celebrities knowing full well some of you might not have ever heard of these people. Read More »

All-Star, Latest News, NBA / Feb 17, 2014 / 12:50 am

Kyrie Irving Wins MVP Of 2014 NBA All-Star Game

Kyrie Irving

Even Kyrie Irving needs help sometimes. After the East stole a 163-155 win over the West in this year’s NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans, the 21-year-old with two All-Star Games selections, one Rookie of the Year, one Three-Point Shootout win, one Rising Stars Challenge MVP and now one All-Star Game MVP wasn’t acting like he’d been here before. (Even though he could’ve.) He wasn’t campaigning for better Cleveland teammates. (Even though he should’ve.) He just needed a little help with the proper All-Star MVP pose. Read More »

All-Star, Twitter / Feb 17, 2014 / 12:30 am

Steve Nash’s Self-Deprecating Tweet About All-Star Game Defense

Steve Nash

The 2014 All-Star Game was missing the floppy-haired Canadian that’s spent the last two February breaks resting an often broken down 40-year-old body. While Steve Nash might not be as spry as he’d like — certainly episode 1 of “The Finish Line” showed us that — he’s still got his good cheer. In a 2014 All-Star game that saw more combined points than ever before, Steve Nash lamented the lack of defense. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 16, 2014 / 11:56 pm

Carmelo Anthony Sets New All-Star Game Record For Three-Pointers

Carmelo Anthony

The stars on hand in New Orleans tonight were scoring in bundles of points so fast, it was hard to keep track of all the dunks and alley-oops. They set an All-Star record for the most points in the first half, but with all the high-flying hijinks, it was hard to notice another all-star game record. Carmelo Anthony made history tonight, even though a lot of people in the arena didn’t comprehend the moment when it happened. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 16, 2014 / 11:21 pm

Video: NBA All-Star Game Crowd Sings Happy Birthday To Bill Russell

Bill Russell

We love him; Kobe Bryant thinks his bust should be chiseled in Mount Rushmore; Bill Russell is the wise old man of the NBA, and fans and players alike acknowledged that fact tonight at the Smoothie King Center. Russell recently turned 80 years old, and the whole crowd serenaded the sporting world’s all-time greatest winner with a loud rendition of happy birthday. Read More »

All-Star, NBA, Video / Feb 16, 2014 / 11:21 pm

Kyrie Irving Turns Into Uncle Drew In Middle Of All-Star Game

Kyrie Irving

Uncle Drew dropped another teaser this weekend for the upcoming next segment in the on-going saga. Then, in the middle of the All-Star Game, Kyrie Irving morphed into his make-believe character, destroying the West defense and then later pulling out his famed crossover to embarrass Dwight Howard. Read More »