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.
Since the NBA All-Star Game was established in 1951, five players who represented Los Angeles have been named most valuable player of the annual score-fest.
The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin — then stopped its losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.
A person with knowledge of the plans says New Orleans forward Anthony Davis will be selected to replace the injured Kobe Bryant in the NBA All-Star game to be played in his home city.
The Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets each had two players picked as reserves for the NBA All-Star game, while the Indiana Pacers had to settle for just Roy Hibbert despite the league’s best record.
While Kobe Bryant heals from his latest injury, he has an unusual message for the fans who select the NBA All-Star game’s starters: Don’t vote for me.
Kobe Bryant is leading the NBA in All-Star votes with 977,444, edging LeBron James within 7,000 votes.
The NBA All-Star game has earned its highest television rating since Michael Jordan’s last appearance in 2003.
LeBron James racked up a silky-smooth triple-double. Kevin Durant dropped 34 points in 30 minutes.
With a celebrity-studded crowd looking on, Rihanna rocked the halftime show at the NBA All-Star game on her 23rd birthday.
Kobe Bryant scored 21 points in an early bid for a record-tying fourth All-Star game MVP award, and the West took a 76-64 lead over the East at halftime of the NBA’s midseason showcase on Sunday night.
Fresh off his duet with Gwyneth Paltrow at the Grammy Awards, Cee Lo returned to Staples Center for NBA All-Star Saturday night.
A Los Angeles police officer was not injured in a collision involving his patrol car and a bus transporting a group of people to Sunday’s NBA All-Star game, a police lieutenant said.
The updated odds on the 2011 Slam Dunk Contest:
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Justin Bieber finally got a trophy. The teen singing sensation, who was shut out at the Grammys, was chosen most valuable player despite playing for the losing team in the NBA […]