NBA All-Star Weekend

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Washington Wizards on Jan. 16, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Plumlee Hopes To Put On A Show In Front Of Home Fans At Slam Dunk Contest

The NBA has a hard time getting its most spectacular players to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest. Mason Plumlee doesn’t care. He’s just looking forward to bringing the people to their feet.

02/13/2015

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Anthony Takes Issue With Those Criticizing His All-Star Game Crusade

Carmelo Anthony doesn’t appreciate people questioning his desire to play in the NBA All-Star Game this weekend at Madison Square Garden.

02/13/2015

Kanye West (Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)

Upcoming Free Kanye West Concert At Flatiron Plaza Faces Some Opposition

At least 10,000 people are expected to attend the event at Flatiron Plaza on 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue. The show is being held as part of the NBA All-Star Weekend.

02/10/2015

A close-up shot of the official Spalding NBA All Star Ball on January 22, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA All-Star Weekend Brings Basketball’s Best To Big Apple

Breaking from what had become standard procedure of taking the mid-winter showcase to a warm-weather city, the NBA decided to stay home in 2015 and show off two of its flashiest arenas.

02/09/2015

Nate Archibald with Boomer & Carton (Credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

WATCH: Nate Archibald Talks NBA’s ‘History Of NYC Basketball’ Map

In honor of NBA All-Star Weekend coming to The Big Apple, the NBA has released an interactive map entitled “A History Of New York City Basketball.”

02/09/2015

Spike Lee at MSG (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spike Lee To Coach In NBA All-Star Celebrity Game At MSG

Spike Lee is going to be directing the likes of Kevin Hart, Common, Anthony Anderson and Mo’Ne Davis — but instead of on a movie set, it will be on the basketball court.

02/05/2015

Flatiron Public Plaza (Credit CBS2)

Officials, Businesses Not Happy With Planned NBA All-Star Concert At Flatiron Public Plaza

Fears are being expressed that an NBA All-Star concert next week in one of the city’s busiest neighborhoods could hurt local business and stop traffic.

02/04/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Washington Wizards on Jan. 16, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Mason Plumlee To Partake In NBA Slam Dunk Contest At Barclays Center

Center Mason Plumlee will be a contestant, as will Bucks small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine and Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo.

01/28/2015

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Urges NBA To Hold All-Star Game At Barclays Over MSG; Rips James Dolan

De Blasio believes that holding the event at Barclays Center would be terrific for the continued growth and development of Brooklyn, but he also vehemently opposes MSG owner James Dolan being rewarded with the game.

02/25/2013

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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Mozgov… Really?!

The NBA All-Star Weekend has come and gone and Carmelo Anthony is not on the Knicks or Nets. Nope — at this point the scoring machine known affectionately known as ‘Melo’ is still a Denver Nugget.

WFAN–02/21/2011