DeMarcus Cousins has an ugly game. He’s a pouting tornado of elbows and snarls, who tramples over opponents instead of going over or around them. He looks so mad on the court, so the second-time all-star is no doubt enjoying his time up in Toronto away from the Sacramento Kings Circus.
The final round of tonight’s NBA All-Star Weekend dunk contest proved to be one of the most memorable in decades, as Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine combined for an epic battle—and that’s not hyperbole, as each player’s dunk was met by his opponent with an equally awesome one.
Tonight’s gag three-point competition between the Warriors’ Draymond Green and actor Kevin Hart was supposed to end with Green crushing Hart, taking home a giant trophy while his non-athlete opponent went home with a participation ribbon. What nobody planned on was Hart actually
tying Green—which is exactly…
The Celebrity Game is without question the crown jewel of NBA All-Star Weekend, an event that provides the too-rare opportunity to see the TV and movie and music stars (and in some case, "stars") the world worships be extremely terrible at something, and for however brief a second, be able to say to ourselves, "I…
In advance of All-Star Weekend, NBA.com has put together this interactive map of the history of New York basketball.
[The photogenic Chris Bosh was captured mid-emotion during Saturday night's all-star events. He, Swin Cash, and Dominique Wilkins won the Shooting Stars competition for the second straight year. Dynasty! Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP]
Despite having plenty of words by volume erupt from his lips, Sir Charles hasn't always been the most cunning linguist. (That's turrible.) So we don't know what to make of his slip-up last night, in which he went to the Asian-pronunciation-stereotype box and dropped a "Jeremy Rin" on viewers after last night's NBA…
We learned last week, the NBA All-Star Weekend is "Black Thanksgiving." Of course, like any holiday with family present, things can turn ugly between the meal and dessert.
This pro hoops season, more than anything else, has revolved around Kobe Bryant and LeBron James's nuclear war to prove which of these two men is the greatest basketball player in the solar system.
For the first time since he was but one of the NBA's up-and-comers, Allen Iverson's dome is sans cornrows.
By, at last, deigning to compete in what was once All-Star Weekend's signature event.
So, that's what Kevin Durant received for his troubles yesterday. Yes, it's a miniature horse inside a hastily-assembled plastic box. You got a problem with that?