3:50 AM EST, Sat February 13, 2016
Plain Dealer 5 hours ago

LeBron James didn't like these 5 questions at NBA All-Star Media Day

Media day at NBA All-Star Weekend is like media day at the Super Bowl -- there's some weird questions asked of the game's biggest stars. LeBron James knows the feeling well.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 9 hours ago

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James once again teammates in All-Star Game

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade nearly forgot it had been so long.It slipped his mind that he didn't play in last year's NBA All-Star Game, meaning Sunday will mark the first time he's teamed with LeBron James since their break-up in 2014. Both will start for the Eastern Conference team at Air Canada...
Marc Berman / New York Post 13 hours ago

Kevin Durant doesn’t seem happy Knicks fired Derek Fisher

TORONTO — Kevin Durant was “shocked’’ his buddy Derek Fisher was fired as Knicks coach and reached out to his former Thunder teammate to lift his spirits. While Durant, who can become a free agent after this season, said continuity is important in choosing his next destination, Durant gave no clear hints on whether Fisher’s dismissal...
CelticsBlog 5 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumor: Celtics talking with Cavs about Kevin Love

Also, Carmelo Anthony is involved... somehow. You wanted big names and rumors, here's some more big names and rumors. Once again, Kevin Love is being tied to the Celtics.  This time from Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. Isola: Mega-deal that would send Melo to Cavs still possible - NY Daily...
Joe Flynn / Posting and Toasting 4 hours ago

Isola: The Celtics and Cavaliers talked about including Carmelo Anthony in a Kevin Love trade

Very big deal; also probably not happening. The New York Knicks are languishing near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings and the trade deadline is near, which can mean only one thing: Carmelo Anthony trade rumor fever! This one, from Frank Isola, would be a blockbuster ... an extremely...
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly in early trade discussions involving Carmelo Anthony, a rumor that makes little sense: Analysis

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly had trade discussions recently involving New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony.

Heat's Chris Bosh to miss NBA All-Star Game

For a second consecutive year, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will have his season interrupted around the NBA All-Star Break.   The only difference is this time it happened before, and not, after the game.   On Friday, Bosh was ruled out of the weekend festivities because of a strained calf. He...
Kris Willis / Peachtree Hoops 11 hours ago

2016 NBA All-Star Game: Al Horford to replace Chris Bosh on East roster, per report

Al Horford is heading to the NBA All-Star Game after all. Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford is in route to Toronto and will be an injury replacement for Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh according to a report by Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Per the report, Bosh is withdrawing with an undisclosed...
Hot Hot Hoops 9 hours ago

Chris Bosh to sit out NBA All-Star Game, Three-Point Contest with strained calf

Bosh will miss out on participating in all events during All-Star Weekend in Toronto. It was supposed to be a triumphant homecoming of sorts for Chris Bosh, a year after battling blood clots on his lungs, to not only return to playing basketball at a high level but to able to play the All-Star game...
On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald 11 hours ago

Report: Strained calf has sidelined Heat's Chris Bosh for All-Star Game

Heat forward Chris Bosh has withdrawn from Sunday's All-Star game in Toronto because of a strained calf, according to USA Today. Bosh, who has started every game this season for the Heat after being hospitalzed by blood clots in his...

Kobe Bryant revels in the experience of his last All-Star Game

Surrounded by a crush of reporters, alternating between introspection and playfulness, Kobe Bryant revealed plans for his first day of retirement. "I'll probably wake up and have some coffee and go back to sleep," Bryant said. There you go. Bryant's legendarily defiant competitiveness is so deep...
Ben Bolch / Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

Kobe Bryant is enjoying the moment at his final All-Star game

Kobe Bryant had taken four questions, including two in Italian, from media members crammed around him inside a hotel ballroom when a reporter from a Toronto radio station placed a shiny red bag on the table in front of the Lakers star and slid it toward him. Inside was a bottle of Brio, an Italian...
Rusty Simmons / San Francisco Chronicle 13 hours ago

Warriors use All-Star media day to laud Kobe Bryant

TORONTO - Many reporters wanted to talk about the Warriors and their historic season, but Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson each managed to spend a portion of Friday’s media session deflecting attention toward Kobe Bryant. The Lakers’ legend will be playing in his 18th and final All-Star...
Rip City Project 13 hours ago

Bill Simmons: Howard a Fun Gamble for Rip City

Trail Blazers Trade Rumor: Basketball guru Bill Simmons suggests a Portland/Houston deal involving Dwight Howard. Speculation continues on the Dwight Howard trade front and the Trail Blazers’ available cap space has them in line as a player. Bill Simmons of HBO has recently suggested a trade that would involve Portland sending Mason Plumlee (Simmons mixing […] Bill Simmons: Howard a Fun Gamble for Rip City - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Orlando Sentinel 8 hours ago

Schmitz: Dwight Howard running out of time to brighten legacy

Dwight Howard now carries a label few of us in Orlando would have ever imagined: expendable. We figured that day might come when Dwight was old and gray, but not at 30. Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Houston Rockets are shopping him before the Feb. 18 trade deadline. (No, the Magic aren't going...
K.c. Johnson / Chicago Tribune 12 hours ago

Jimmy Butler talks knee injury, Bulls' struggles

Speaking publicly for the first time since suffering a left knee strain that will sideline him for three to four weeks, Jimmy Butler said he has no regrets trying to play through his injury. "If I can play, I play," Butler said at Friday's NBA All-Star media availability session. "I think that’s...

Steve Nash’s full slate includes Celebrity All-Star coaching

TORONTO — At one point during Canada’s 74-63 win over the United States on Friday night, Steve Nash appeared more interested in a video board announcement about the best-dressed winner than he did his team’s huddle. The Warriors’ player development consultant is also a partial owner of two soccer clubs and has a production team that is creating major projects. Nash joked on TNT that he’d consider the Suns’ job only if Charles Barkley would accept a position as lead assistant coach. Minnesota’s Zach LaVine scored a team-high 30 points to lead four players with at least 22...

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From AAU to the Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard's basketball life has been defined by loyalty

As Lillard has evolved into one of the NBA's brightest stars, he hasn't ditched one of the elemental traits that has defined his basketball life and elevated him into the leader of the franchise.

Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum added to Three-Point Contest at All-Star Weekend

McCollum was added to the Three-Point Contest, a part of the All-Star Saturday Night festivities, as a replacement for Miami's Chris Bosh, who withdrew from the contest due to a strained calf.
Salt Lake Tribune 2 hours ago

Utah Jazz notes: Raul Neto, Rodney Hood and Trey Lyles duke it out in high-scoring Rising Stars game

Toronto • Exhibitions like Friday’s are wild affairs. So there was Jazz point guard Raul Neto, whose pesky defense has earned him the starting job in Utah as rookie, backing off a ball handler. “It’s hard,” Neto said with a smile after his World Team had suffered a narrow 157-154 defeat in the all-star weekend’s Rising Stars Challenge. “My game is playing defense, playing hard. But I don’t want to look like the crazy guy, the only guy who’s going to play defense. So I’ve got to back up. It’s har...
Deseret Morning News 2 hours ago
Hood earns bragging rights over Lyles and Neto in Rising Stars Challenge

Hood earns bragging rights over Lyles and Neto in Rising Stars Challenge

Hood also outscored, outrebounded, outdunked and outdefended his Jazz buddies in a fun night they'll never forget.
Young Lakers D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson enjoy a rare win in Rising Stars Challenge

Young Lakers D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson enjoy a rare win in Rising Stars Challenge

TORONTO – D’Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson are used to opponents putting up big numbers. But Friday night there was a twist. In the Rising Stars Challenge the young Lakers were able to match it, helping the USA team to a 157-154 win over a...
New York Daily News 3 hours ago
Derek firing leaves Kevin Durant fishing for answers

Derek firing leaves Kevin Durant fishing for answers

Firing Derek Fisher couldn’t have helped New York’s slimming chances of landing the big fish in the free agency pond.
Deseret Morning News 3 hours ago
Jazz's trio of Rising Stars reflects on humble beginnings before All-Star Weekend

Jazz's trio of Rising Stars reflects on humble beginnings before All-Star Weekend

For Rodney Hood, Trey Lyles and Raul Neto, the three Jazz players' basketball careers started many years earlier in...
Orange County Register 3 hours ago
Clippers worried they're wearing out Chris Paul before the playoffs even get here

Clippers worried they're wearing out Chris Paul before the playoffs even get here

The Clippers didn’t want to ask Chris Paul for more. It was a clear strategy they tried to follow in the aftermath of Blake Griffin’s injury in their Christmas night win over the Lakers. They wanted to keep Paul’s minutes down, his usage down,...

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  • 7 Chris Bosh

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    2016 NBA All-Star notebook: Cavaliers dissed again as strained calf sidelines Chris Bosh

  • 6 Shaquille O'Neal

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  • 6 Carmelo Anthony

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    Carmelo Anthony wants Knicks to get another star player

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