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NBA Players React to All-Star Saturday

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NBA 3-Point Contest 2016: Winner, Score Results and Twitter Reaction

Last year, it was Stephen Curry. This year, Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson upended his fellow Splash Brother and Phoenix Suns rookie Devin Booker to win the 2016 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest on Saturday night. After hisShow More Summary

NBA may change intentional foul rules next season

Here’s the Philadelphia Inquirer reporting on Commissioner Adam Silver’s press conference from this evening: The NBA may make changes to prevent the increasingly more-practiced, and increasingly loathed, hack-a-Shaq tactic. Hack-a-Shaq...Show More Summary

Towns 'makes critics wrong' with Skills win

The big men are back at the NBA's All-Star weekend. Karl-Anthony Towns showed that.

Kevin Hart with a Late Rally to Almost Beat Draymond Green in 3-Point Contest

So close, Kevin Hart. So close. The comedian faced off with Draymond Green in a special three-point contest Saturday in Toronto, giving the Golden State Warriors star a run for his money. The 5'4" actor almost beat Green with a late rally (key word being almost). Show More Summary

Karl-Anthony Towns Wins the NBA Skills Challenge, and the Big Men Rejoice

Karl-Anthony Towns did it for the bigs. The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie center knocked off Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas in the NBA Skills Challenge on Saturday night in Toronto, burying a three-pointer to cap the final round and take the crown. And his fellow big men rejoiced. Read more NBA news on

Klay Thompson Tops Stephen Curry For Three-Point Crown

As many predicted, the Three-Point Contest came down a shootout between the Splash Brothers. Stephen Curry put up a formidable 23 on his final round, but Klay Thompson finished a The post Klay Thompson Tops Stephen Curry For Three-Point Crown appeared first on SLAMonline.

Europe Likely to Land NBA All-Star Game Before Asia: Silver

The NBA is considering bringing its All-Star Weekend overseas and Europe would be the likely host over Asia given the shorter amount of travel involved for players, Commissioner Adam Silver said on Saturday.

Silver: NBA still wrestling with 'hacking' conundrum

Adam Silver said Saturday no changes are coming to Hack-a-Shaq this season, though he seems to favor some rule adjustment.

Karl Anthony-Towns Wins 2016 NBA Skills Challenge: Recap, Highlights, Reaction

The NBA's new format for All-Star Saturday's Skills Challenge proved to be a wild success as Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns defeated Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas in the final to hoist the hardware. Towns and Thomas matched each other step for step throughout the event's final head-to-head stage, but the 2015 No. Show More Summary

NBA All-Stars at Junior NBA Day (PHOTOS)

This past Friday, 2,500 elementary students got to take part in Junior NBA Day at the Enercare Centre where they were set to break a sweat with some of the The post NBA All-Stars at Junior NBA Day (PHOTOS) appeared first on SLAMonli...

Roundup: Adam Silver Aims to Rein In Excessive Fouling

The strategy of fouling poor free-throw shooters to slow offenses has prolonged games and exasperated fans. Commissioner Silver said that there appears to be a growing sense that the fouling ought to be curbed.

Adam Silver Comments on Luxury Tax , Hack-a-Shaq Rule, Kobe Bryant, More

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed the media in Toronto prior to the league's All-Star Saturday festivities, and he touched on nearly every big talking point in the Association with the regular season's home stretch on the horizon. From...Show More Summary

LeBron James Comments on Warriors Potentially Breaking NBA Wins Record

The Golden State Warriors' quest to set a new NBA record with 73 wins during the regular season has become the biggest storyline in sports, with everyone being asked about it during All-Star Weekend. LeBron James, whose Cleveland Cavaliers...Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Love and Dwight Howard

The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 18, and with the league descended upon Toronto for the All-Star Game, the rumors of potential deals have swirled even more. There have been multiple reports linking some of the game’s biggest stars to deals...Show More Summary

NBA 3-Point Contest, Skills Competition 2016: Live Results from All-Star Weekend

All-Star Weekend is here, and Bleacher Report has you covered throughout Saturday night, starting with coverage of the Skills Challenge and the Three-Point Contest. The action gets started at 8 p.m. ET on TNT. Skills Challenge Participants Emmanuel...Show More Summary

Greg Anthony's Bold Predictions for the 2016 NBA Dunk Contest

The 2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest is finally upon us, and our own Greg Anthony is here to preview the high-flying action and make his bold predictions on how it'll go down. Who will take home the crown? Who's the biggest dark-horse contender?...Show More Summary

More Than Basketball

NBA and WNBA legends stopped by the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The post More Than Basketball appeared first on SLAMonline.

Sager and his flashy suits return to All-Star weekend

The All-Star game in New York was a little less colorful last year.

Kobe Bryant Says Entering NBA Out of High School Was His 'Best Decision'

Kobe Bryant made the controversial decision to jump straight from Lower Merion High School to the NBA in 1996, and the Los Angeles Lakers legend told reporters in Toronto on Saturday that he has never regretted the choice. When asked...Show More Summary

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