Kevin Durant scored 30 points, MVP Chris Paul had 20 points and 15 assists, and the Western Conference beat the East 143-138 on Sunday night in the NBA All-Star game.
Tim Duncan was selected to his 14th All-Star game, Spurs teammate Tony Parker is joining him, and the Chicago Bulls also had two reserves chosen Thursday for next month’s game in Houston.
A person with knowledge of the decision says the 2014 All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Don’t let anyone fool you: Home-field advantage in baseball does matter. Baseball players are human. Just like you, they work better in familiar environments.
Jered Weaver scattered three hits over eight innings in his final start before heading to his third straight All-Star game, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 on Saturday night.
On Sunday afternoon, Major League Baseball announced its starting lineups, pitchers and reserves for the 83rd All-Star Game, to be held on July 10 at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium.
National League All-Star captain Matt Kemp will not play in the All-Star game in Kansas City unless he plays a game for the Dodgers before the All-Star break, according to the Los Angeles Times’ Dylan Hernandez (via Twitter).
Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp still is optimistic about playing in the All-Star game next month in Kansas City — as long as he’s sure he will be healthy for the stretch run with NL West-leading Los Angeles.
Baseball fans have voted for their favorite players to compete for the 2012 Home Run derby in Kansas City and clearly want to see a head-to-head match-up with Matt Kemp and Josh Hamilton.
Matt Kemp is leading the National League in All-Star balloting after the first update given by Major League Baseball.
After further diagnosis, Neurologist Dr. Vern Williams, confirmed Wednesday that in addition to the nasal fracture, Kobe Bryant suffered a concussion in Sunday’s All-Star game.
Insisting he meant no harm, Dwyane Wade revealed Tuesday that he has apologized to Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant multiple times for a blood-drawing, nose-breaking foul during the All-Star game.
Baseball’s All-Star game has drawn a record-low rating for the second straight year.
Los Angeles Dodgers CF Matt Kemp will bat third for the National League at the All-Star game, as the NL looks for their second consecutive win over the American League — the AL had won the previous 13 games.
Los Angeles Angels closer Jordan Walden will replace Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees at the All-Star game.