All-Star Weekend

Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves wins the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York February 14, 2015. The NBA's midseason showcase will take place at Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center from February 12 through February 15.   (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets’ Plumlee Loses Out To Minnesota’s LaVine In Dunk Contest

Minnesota’s Zach Lavine put on a spectacular aerial display to take home the dunk competition during All-Star Saturday night, beating out the Nets’ Mason Plumlee.

02/14/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after winning the Foot Locker Three Point Contest on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night as part of the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend on February 14, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stephen Curry Beats Teammate Klay Thompson In 3-Point Contest

Stephen Curry bested Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson and six others to win his first 3-point contest during All-Star Saturday night.

02/14/2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Silver Says He’ll Discuss Earlier Start Or Later End To NBA Season

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday that he is determined to make a schedule that keeps NBA players fresher, and he is willing to discuss starting the season earlier or ending later.

02/14/2015

Rachel Nichols interviews Chris Bosh, Dominique Wilkins and Swin Cash after they are presented with the trophy after the Degree Shooting Stars on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night as part of the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend on February 14, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bosh, Wilkins, Cash Win Third Straight Shooting Stars Competition This All-Star Weekend

Chris Bosh, Dominique Wilkins and Swin Cash won their third straight shooting stars competition to kick off All-Star Saturday night at the Barclays Center.

02/14/2015

James Dolan (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Owner James Dolan Says He’ll Reply To ‘Nice Emails’ Even If Fans Are Complaining

Knicks owner James Dolan may be hoping that everyone thinking about All-Star Weekend will shift attention away from his heated email exchange with a fan.

02/13/2015

James Harden (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA’s First All-Star Fashion Competition Coming To NYC

Produced by LeBron James’ Springhill Production Company, the one-hour “NBA All-Star All-Style” will be taped Friday night inside New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom and air Saturday.

02/10/2015

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks over a KIA during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. (Photo by Evan Gole/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Top Five Events During NBA All-Star Weekend

In just over a week the biggest stars in the basketball world will begin to converge on the New York area for the NBA All-Star weekend.

02/09/2015

Mookie Wilson

Mets Hall Of Famer Mookie Wilson Talks All-Star Weekend On The Couch

This July, Major League Baseball’s best players will hop on the 7 train and head to Queens for the All-Star game — it’s the first time Citi Field is hosting the mid-summer classic.

05/17/2013

Bernard King (Photo by Noren Trotman/NBAE/Getty Images)

Knicks Great Bernard King Among 12 Finalists For Election Into Basketball HOF

King played with the Nets from 1977-1979 and with the Knicks from 1982-1987. He finished his career with New Jersey in 1993. The Brooklyn native was a four-time NBA All-Star and the 1985 NBA scoring champion.

02/15/2013

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Report: Knicks, Nets Among Bidders For 2015 All-Star Game

Baseball’s All-Star game is coming to Queens this year. Next February, we’ll have a Super Bowl in East Rutherford, N.J. The NBA could complete the trifecta.

02/15/2013

Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Union Leader Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave

Billy Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.

02/01/2013

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Yankees’ Cano Picks Bautista, Fielder, Trumbo For HR Derby; Ortiz Declines

Cano announced the invitations Monday, a day after rosters were announced for the All-Star game July 10 in Kansas City.

07/03/2012

Jeremy Lin (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)/Dwight Howard (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

A Break From Lin To Put Focus Back On Howard

Jeremy Lin has been the NBA’s biggest story this month, but the focus shifted back to Dwight Howard, where it began this season, with the NBA’s midseason event in the city he insists he loves but wants to leave.

02/25/2012

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Forget Jordan, Stern Says NBA Has Never Seen Anything Like ‘Linsanity’

Not Magic and Bird, not Kobe or LeBron. Not even Michael Jordan. Nobody can match the buzz that Jeremy Lin has created in such a short amount of time.

WFAN–02/24/2012

Jeremy Lin plays for the New York Knicks against the Sacramento Kings at Madison Square Garden - New York, NY - Feb 15, 2012 (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

NBA Adds Knicks’ Jeremy Lin To All-Star Weekend, Rising Stars Challenge

Charles Barkley praised the addition, saying it was “really stupid the NBA denied him in the beginning.”

WFAN–02/17/2012

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