Damian Lillard

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 15: Trey Burke #3 of the Utah Jazz and Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trailblazers high five during the Taco Bell Skills Challenge on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night as part of the 2014 All-Star Weekend at Smoothie King Center on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lillard, Burke Take NBA All-Star Skills Challenge

The skills course consists of dribbling around obstacles, passing to targets, and hitting shots from medium and close range. The winning time was 45.2 seconds.


Eric Maynor #6 of the Portland Trail Blazers attempts the shot against J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Go Ice Cold In 2nd Half, Lose Again In Felton’s Return To Portland

J.R. Smith had 33 points and Kenyon Martin added 12 to lead New York, which went ice cold in second half, shooting just 33 percent.


Iman Shumpert (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Knicks Desperately Miss Shumpert’s Suffocating ‘D’

The Knicks sorely miss Shumpert’s tenacious on-ball defending.