NBA All-Star Game
Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night.
Modell’s Sporting Goods has gotten in on all of the action, hosting events, 13 athlete appearances at three stores and selling official All-Star Game merchandise.
Almost every pocket of New York City, it seemed, offered some kind of starry celebration. Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler was among those taking in the celeb scenery.
The NBA All-Star game is tomorrow night, but for many fans, the real action is tonight with various skills competitions and the slam-dunk competition.
If you still expect Anthony to miss this All-Star party, you were probably shocked, too, when Bobby Brady miraculously recovered from a “sickness” to play catch with Joe Namath in his backyard.
Carmelo Anthony wants to play in the All-Star game so badly, it’s to the point where playing in it almost appears to be more important to him than participating in regular season games.
“I won’t even try to force it. Even though the game will be in New York and I’d love to play in front of that crowd, if I can’t go, I can’t go.”
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Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.
Ariana Grande isn’t the only big-voiced singer performing at the NBA All-Star Game: Christina Aguilera has been added to the lineup.
The Super Bowl isn’t the only event next month with a big-time halftime performer. And this one will be right here in the Big Apple.
Ironically, the man known as ‘The Glove’ actually lost his glove on the way into the building.
Voting for the Feb. 15 game in New York will open Dec. 11. It traditionally began this week, when teams aren’t even 10 games into their seasons.
The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin – then stopped their losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.
Carmelo Anthony will once again be in the starting lineup when the NBA All-Star game tips off.