NBA All-Star Game

Russell Westbrook #0 playing for the West Coast all-stars goes up of the dunk during the 2015 NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York,New York (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westbrook Has 41 Points, West Edges East In 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.


The Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, playing for the West All-Stars, drives past LeBron James pf the Heat/East during the 2011 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

The 5 Los Angeles MVPs In The NBA All-Star Game

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.


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East Survives Durant, Griffin To Win NBA All-Star Game, 163-155

The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin — then stopped its losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.


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Pelicans’ Anthony Davis To Replace Kobe Bryant In 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.


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Dwight Howard Sneaks In To 2014 NBA All-Star Game

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.


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Kobe Bryant To Fans On All-Star Game: ‘Focus On Younger Players’

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.


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Kobe Edging LeBron James In NBA All-Star Votes

Kobe Bryant is leading the NBA in All-Star votes with 977,444, edging LeBron James within 7,000 votes.


View of the court during tip off of the NBA All-Star game at the Staple Center on February 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Mel Blackmon/CBS)

All-Star Game at Staples Most Watched Since ’03

The NBA All-Star game has earned its highest television rating since Michael Jordan’s last appearance in 2003.



Despite James’ Triple-Double, Kobe Wins MVP

LeBron James racked up a silky-smooth triple-double. Kevin Durant dropped 34 points in 30 minutes.


Rihanna performs during halftime of the 2011 NBA All-Star Game on February 20, 2011 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rihanna Rocks Celeb-Studded NBA All-Star Game

With a celebrity-studded crowd looking on, Rihanna rocked the halftime show at the NBA All-Star game on her 23rd birthday.

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Kobe Bryant in the 2011 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center on February 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

Kobe Wins 4th All-Star Game MVP In West’s Win

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.

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Singer Cee Lo Green performs during the All-Stars Slam Dunk contest at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 19, 2011. The event took place ahead of Sunday's 60th NBA All-Star Game showdown between Eastern and Western conference superstars at Los Angeles on February 20. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Cee Lo Shakes Up NBA All-Star Festivities In LA

Fresh off his duet with Gwyneth Paltrow at the Grammy Awards, Cee Lo returned to Staples Center for NBA All-Star Saturday night.


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LAPD Patrol Car, Bus Collide Near Downtown

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.


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Blake Griffin Favored To Win Dunk Contest

The updated odds on the 2011 Slam Dunk Contest:


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Never Say Never: Bieber Wins MVP At Celeb Game

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 […]