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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Fans are greeted as they enter NBA House at Moynihan Station during the 2015 NBA All-Star on February 11, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Big Events Set To Take Over New York City During NBA All-Star Weekend

The 2015 NBA All-Star Game is coming to New York City this weekend and it’s bringing a variety of entertainment with it.


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Ex-Knicks Great Mark Jackson Confirms That He And His Family Were Targets Of Extortion

The Warriors said that “although not condoning his previous actions that led to the extortion attempt, the Warriors fully support Coach Jackson during this time.”


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Kevin Durant Wins All-Star MVP

The Oklahoma City Thunder forward scored 36 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help the West build a 21-point cushion


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Kevin, Kobe Lead West Past East, 152-149

Bryant and the best of the West held off a furious East comeback, winning 152-149 in the NBA All-Star game on Sunday night.


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Kobe Breaks Jordan’s Record For Career All-Star Points

Bryant broke Jordan’s record of 262 points on a dunk with 4:57 left in the third quarter. That gave him 20 points for the game.


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Utah’s Jeremy Evans Wins Slam Dunk Contest

Evans, who got into the competition as a replacement for injured New York guard Iman Shumpert, earned 29 percent of 3 million text message votes cast by fans.


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Team New York Wins Shooting Stars Competition

Team New York had the touch from outside and won the Shooting Stars event to open the NBA’s All-Star Saturday night festivities.


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Blake Griffin Wins 2011 NBA Dunk Contest

Blake Griffin leaped over a car and threw down a two-handed dunk to the accompaniment of a gospel choir, winning the slam dunk contest in iconic style before his hometown fans on All-Star Saturday.


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Stern: ‘It’s Time To Start Negotiating’

The NBA Commissioner says the league and the players’ association realize the importance of agreeing to a deal before the expiration of the current one on June 30.