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NBA Rumors: Latest on Lakers' Trades, Pelicans' GM Search and Nikola Vucevic

The NBA 's All-Star Weekend is all about celebrating the fun, the pageantry and the excitement of professional basketball. No one should take what they see during the weekend's various events too seriously, including the players themselves...

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Hamidou Diallo on Potential Zion Williamson Dunk Contest Rematch: 'Let's Do It'

After winning the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday night, Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo is all for defending his title next year...

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Hamidou Diallo leaps over Shaquille O'Neal to win 2019 Slam Dunk Contest

Hamidou Diallo brought Shaquille O’Neal onto the court and dunked over him, putting his entire arm through the basket a la Vince Carter.

        

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Joe Harris steals the show, takes down Stephen Curry to win 2019 3-Point Contest

Joe Harris wasn't the biggest name in the 3-Point Contest, but he outlasted the greatest shooter of all-time to take home the trophy.

        

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NBA All-Star 2019: Must-see moments from Saturday night's festivities

Here are some of the best moments from Saturday night at NBA All-Star 2019, from the dunk contest to the 3-point shootout.

        

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NBA, FIBA launching 12-team league in Africa; Barack Obama to have hands-on role

The league is scheduled for launch in January of 2020 and will be the NBA’s first collaboration to run a pro sports league outside of North America.

        

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Watch B/R's 2019 NBA All-Star 3-Point Contest Hype Video

The stage is set for the 2019 Three-Point Contest. In only a matter of hours, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will have the opportunity to defend his title against a star-studded ...

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LeBron James on Colin Kaepernick: 'I stand with Kap, I kneel with Kap'

LeBron James showed support for Colin Kaepernick after Kaepernick settled with the NFL. “I hope it’s a helluva lot of money," James said.

        

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NBA Announces Basketball Africa League to Start in 2020; Barack Obama Involved

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Saturday announced the launch of the Basketball Africa League, a 12-team competition consisting of teams across the continent...

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Kevin Durant glad Kristaps Porzingis 'in a better spot' but stays coy on Knicks speculation

Durant can become a free agent this winter and fans and pundits haven't been shy speculating about the star's future.

        

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NBA All-Star weekend: Stephen Curry reveals bet with brother in 3-point contest

More than bragging rights will be at stake when Stephen Curry and Seth Curry compete Saturday night in the 3-point shooting contest .

        

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Disgruntled Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis adds Celtics to wish list

NBA All-Star Anthony Davis, who wants the Pelicans to trade him, said the Celtics are on the list of teams to which he wants to be traded.

        

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Predicting 2024 NBA All-Stars

The NBA is in tremendous shape. If you need proof of that, we'll suggest two places to look. For starters, soak up every second of All-Star Weekend 2019...

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NBA All-Star Game 2019: Schedule, Odds, LeBron vs. Giannis Rosters, Predictions

The 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend is finally upon us. For players involved in the NBA's grueling 82-game season—and for many of the league's fans—All-Star Weekend offers a welcome mid-season respite...

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Metrics 101: Ranking NBA's Greatest All-Star Performances

Everyone puts up highlights during the All-Star proceedings, which makes it even easier to rely on the numbers instead of our dunk-addled memories...

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Kyle Kuzma Wins MVP, Leads USA Past World in 2019 Rising Stars Challenge

Getting revenge after back-to-back losses, Team USA defeated the World 161-144 in the 2019 Rising Stars Challenge as part of NBA All-Star Weekend...

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Video: Stephen Curry Celebrates Davidson Win vs. St. Joe's with Student Section

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry celebrated Davidson's 80-72 home win over Saint Joseph's on Friday by jumping into the student section stands at Belk Arena, per Nick Friedell of ESPN...

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LeBron James praises Zion Williamson's athleticism, intangibles after watching Duke

After seeing Duke and Zion Williamson face Virginia, LeBron James told ESPN he was impressed by both the freshman's athleticism and intangibles.

        

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Charlotte's Kemba Walker perfect host for 2019 NBA All-Star Game, but for how much longer?

Kemba Walker's All-Star year with the Hornets is against the backdrop of a larger issue: Are we watching the final games of his career with Charlotte?

        

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Steph Curry and family put on show, highlighted by mom's halfcourt shot, while giving back

The Curry family gathered Friday to celebrate their refurbishing of a community center in their hometown of Charlotte. Matriarch Sonya stole the show.

        

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