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.
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.
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.
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.
Cano announced the invitations Monday, a day after rosters were announced for the All-Star game July 10 in Kansas City.
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.
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.
Charles Barkley praised the addition, saying it was “really stupid the NBA denied him in the beginning.”
From New York to Asia, “Linsanity” is taking over. Next target: Orlando?