TAG: 2012 NBA All-Star Saturday Night

Smack / Feb 26, 2012 / 12:14 am

Jeremy Evans Honors Karl Malone By Winning The Dunk Contest; Kevin Love Can Stroke It

Kevin Love

Kevin Love (photo. Blake Peterson)

It doesn’t happen very often, so we’re a little surprised the Three-Point Shootout was much more entertaining than the Dunk Contest. But we’ll start with the dunkers since we know everyone will want to talk about them anyways. Jeremy Evans won it, beating out a group of guys who hired drunk entertainers (Chase Budinger) to throw them lobs, honored Larry Bird in a dunk contest (Paul George) and missed the same dunk for two minutes straight (Nate Robi…. aw, we mean Derrick Williams). Evans was okay. We guess. He probably won the vote because Utah fans have nothing better to do. The double dunk was cool. But honoring Karl Malone wasn’t all that great. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 25, 2012 / 8:30 pm

In The Place To Be: Live From NBA All-Star Saturday Night

Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams (photo. Under Armour)

Took me long enough. Some media members have been complaining all weekend about how this All-Star Weekend seemed like one of those high school Friday night bashes when the rents don’t tell you they’re bouncing until 9:30 that night, and you call up a few friends, they call a few friends, you hit up your beer connect, charge up the iPod and yet everything feels rushed and crowded. That’s what a lockout will do to you. Read More »