Steve Kerr Really Coached The Hell Out Of That All-Star Game

Here's a few clips of mic'd-up participants in last night's NBA all-star game, the best of which feature Western Conference head coach Steve Kerr really flexing his coaching muscles. » 2/16/15 10:31am 2/16/15 10:31am

Reggie Miller Is A Damned Moron, Part #72

It continues to astonish us how Turner—a company that gets nearly every aspect of NBA broadcasting perfect—continues to trot out known idiot Reggie Miller as its lead analyst. Reggie's lack of basic basketball knowledge emerged again tonight: » 2/15/15 11:14pm 2/15/15 11:14pm

MLB Had The Highest Rated All-Star Game In Sports This Year

This year's MLB All-Star Game was the most watched since 2010 making it the highest rated All-Star event among pro sports this year, according to Forbes. This seems remarkable—but it isn't just a one-year Jeter spike. » 7/18/14 1:05pm 7/18/14 1:05pm

NBA Players Are Pretty Good At Inventing Smoothies

If there's one thing we know about our friends at The Starters, it's that they know how to ask the important questions. Since this year's all-star game was played in the Smoothie King Center, they decided to ask a handful of NBA players to come up with their own signature smoothie. » 2/18/14 11:23am 2/18/14 11:23am

Watch All The Best All-Star Game Highlights In Super Slo-Mo

You know what's cool about the NBA all-star game? All the dunks and crossovers and alley-oops and stuff. You know what makes all those dunks and crossovers and alley-oops even better? The Phantom cam! » 2/17/14 10:35am 2/17/14 10:35am

Aloe Blacc Proves Beats Headphones Are Shit With Tone-Deaf Performance

Aloe Blacc sings that "The Man" song used in all the Beats Audio headphone commercials. Fans in attendance at tonight's NBA All-Star Game festivities in New Orleans probably wish they had some noise-canceling technology like Richard Sherman or Kevin Garnett, because Blacc's performance there was truly, truly awful. » 2/16/14 7:59pm 2/16/14 7:59pm

Charles Barkley Does A Dreadful Rendition Of "Gin And Juice"

Charles Barkley is in New Orleans for NBA all-star weekend, and last night he made an appearance at The Cat's Meow, where he attempted to rap "Gin and Juice" on stage. It did not go well. » 2/14/14 10:27am 2/14/14 10:27am

The Dunk Contest Format Is Completely Different This Year

If the NBA dunk contest has disappointed you in recent years, you might consider tuning into this year's edition. The NBA has instituted a new set of rules for the contest, and they have the potential to make this year's version much more watchable than the boring, craptastic contests we've seen in years past. » 2/10/14 6:21pm 2/10/14 6:21pm

The Dunk Contest Field Has Been Announced, And It's Not Terrible

ESPN's Marc Stein has the scoop on which six players will be competing in this year's dunk contest, and it's actually a pretty strong field. Paul George, John Wall, Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes, Terrence Ross, and Ben McLemore will be this year's competitors. » 2/06/14 4:01pm 2/06/14 4:01pm

Ontario, which isn't exactly rolling in dough, gave MLSE, the second-most valuable sports organization in the world, a $500,000 grant to help host the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto. [Canadian Press] » 10/03/13 4:39pm 10/03/13 4:39pm

Drake And Rob Ford, Together At Last

There was a press conference in Toronto today to announce that the city will be hosting the 2016 NBA all-star game. Crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford was there. Toronto native Drake was also there, because Drake is now some kind of "global ambassador" for the Toronto Raptors, whatever that means. We're just happy that the… » 9/30/13 1:50pm 9/30/13 1:50pm

Lil Wayne Says He Humped Chris Bosh's Wife

Hey everyone, Lil Wayne is being crazy again. Wayne gave a performance in Houston last night as part of the NBA All-Star Weekend festivities, and he took some time out of his set to take his beef with the Miami Heat to Defcon 1. Recall: Wayne was recently involved in some kind of kerfuffle at a Lakers-Heat game, and… » 2/18/13 3:10pm 2/18/13 3:10pm

"I Am A Nasty Cribbage Player": NBA All-Stars Discuss What They Could…

The Basketball Jones did a twist on the usual Michael Jordan's birthday fare. Acknowledging that he is one of the most competitive humans on the planet (and pretty good at basketball), TBJ went around asking the All-Stars in Houston what they could beat MJ at, at his advanced age. » 2/17/13 7:30pm 2/17/13 7:30pm

The NBA's All-Star Weekend Will Look A Lot Like The NHL's All-Star…

Perhaps the only thing the NHL does better than its basketball counterpart is the skills competition. Realizing there are only so many times you can watch Al MacInnis or Zdeno Chara win the hardest shot, the league stages the night as a team event—first Wales vs. Campbell, then East vs. West, North America vs. the… » 12/20/12 1:45pm 12/20/12 1:45pm

New Orleans Gets The NBA All-Star Game, Again

Now that the Hornets finally have an owner who isn't every other NBA owner, it's time for the association to pay up. The 2014 All-Star Game will be held in New Orleans, which hasn't hosted it since all the way back in 2008. » 4/16/12 12:30pm 4/16/12 12:30pm

Woody Allen Was Watching The NBA All-Star Game Instead Of The Oscars

Woody Allen won the Academy Award for Midnight In Paris, but it's not clear if he knows yet. Allen wasn't in the house to accept his award, because something much more important was going on: » 2/27/12 5:10pm 2/27/12 5:10pm