Tag Archives: NBA All-Star Game

Westbrook Claims MVP Honors at All-Star Game

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For 48 minutes as the premier players in the NBA exhibited matador defense, selecting a player to take home MVP honors proved to be a difficult task. Even Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook, the 2015 All-Star Game MVP, was unsure of which player would receive the award following a 196-173 victory for the Western Conference. Turns out, Westbrook’s 31 …

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Podcast: Filling out the All-Star Rosters

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The two All-Star teams in Toronto this year may have some unconventional coaches. Out West, Warriors assistant Luke Walton has guided the team not only to the best record in the NBA this season, at 40-4, but guided the team to 24-straight wins to open the season, te longest streak in league history. Only Walton was filling in for Steve …

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Casting the 2016 NBA All-Star Ballot

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For the first time in the 65-year history of the NBA All-Star Game, the event will be hosted outside of the Untied States. The three-day weekend featuring the top-24 players in the league will hold court this February in Toronto and once again, the starting lineups will be determined by fan voting. The league is providing several methods, from Twitter, Facebook, …

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Podcast: All-Star Weekend 2015 Recap

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  The 2015 NBA All-Star weekend featured plenty of record setting performances. Stephen Curry poured in 13 consecutive shots during the 3-Point Shootout, Zach LaVine earned multiple perfect scores in the dunk contest and the All-Star Game featured the highest point total in league history. Russell Westbrook stole the show Sunday night, setting an All-Star Game record with 27 points …

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The 2015 NBA All-Star Ballot

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The second set of returns for the 2015 NBA All-Star game starters have been released and perhaps the biggest surprise has been the popularity of Anthony Davis. The 21-year-old power forward qualified for his first All-Star appearance a year ago as an injury fill-in for Lakers guard Kobe Bryant.  

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The All-Star Campaign for Afflalo

Achievements often go unrecognized when accomplished among mediocrity. As the franchise player for a team that has won a combined 31 games over the past two seasons, Arron Afflalo has been one of the few bright spots for Orlando, a team once again headed to the NBA Draft lottery.

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STG Podcast – Knicks/All-Star Reserves

This week on the Shatter The Glass Podcast we discuss the hard work from the Knicks to push their way into the Eastern Conference playoff race. Brendan Galella and David Rice put their coaching knowledge to the test and pick who they think should be the All-Star reserves for this year’s All-Star game.

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Plenty of First Time All-Stars for 2012

Following an eight year stint out west, the NBA All-Star Game is back in an Eastern Conference city and bringing plenty of new faces along. As the best of the league gather in the newest arena in the league, Orlando’s Amway Center, five players will be making their debut in the All-Star Game.

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All-Star Game for the Ages

The most intense regular season in years can be taken to another level during the All-Star Game. With the budding rivalry between Miami and Boston on center-stage Sunday, complete with two All-Star teammates coming to blows, the game takes on a new importance. The influx of talent has raised the level of competition so much that LaMarcus Aldridge, a power forward on …

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Tough to Choose Point Guards

Just six years ago, the Western Conference All-Star team had just one point guard on its roster. Steve Nash, the eventual MVP for the 2004-05 season, wasn’t even selected as a starter, instead the back court was comprised of Kobe Bryant and Tracy McGrady.

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