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NBA All-Star 2019 – The most important things we saw at All-Star Weekend

[ad_1] All-Star Weekend had it all: a million Giannis dunks, a broken replica airplane, all the Currys, and many more highlight moments. Here are the most important things our team of experts saw in Charlotte, North Carolina:Dirk and D-Wade's last All-Star danceDirk Nowitzki made sure that commissioner Adam Silver's decision to bring him and Dwyane Wade to Charlotte as special roster additions ended up more celebration than just ceremony. Nowitzki
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How LeBron James can make Team Tamper a reality

[ad_1] 2:08 AM ETTim BontempsESPN CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- You know the picture.Kevin Durant and Team LeBron put on an epic show -- and comeback -- in Charlotte, and Giannis Antetokounmpo had the dunk of the night. We're handing out grades for every player in the All-Star Game.Team LeBron and Team Giannis put on a show in Charlotte. Here is every big moment from the 2019 All-Star Game.Kevin Durant won his
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NBA All-Star 2019 – Grading every player on Team LeBron and Team Giannis

[ad_1] Team LeBron outscored Team Giannis 96-69 in the second half to rally in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game. The 3-pointers were flowing -- both teams combined for 168 attempts -- highlight dunks were plentiful and the league's best players put on yet another show in Charlotte. We're handing out grades for every player who hit the court.More: Sunday's best | All-Star Saturday night grades | Rising Stars gradesTeam LeBronLeBron
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Kevin Durant steals the show in Charlotte, wins second All-Star MVP

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In Stephen Curry's homecoming, Kevin Durant stole the show.Durant scored a team-high 31 points for Team LeBron, helping to lead his team of All-Stars back from a 20-point deficit in a 178-164 win over Team Giannis and winning All-Star MVP for the second time in his career.Team LeBron and Team Giannis put on a show in Charlotte. Here is every big moment from the 2019 All-Star
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Best moments from the 2019 All-Star Game

[ad_1] Team LeBron and Team Giannis are going head-to-head in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game. Follow along as we deliver the best sights and sounds from Charlotte.The All-Stars have arrivedClass Photos #WeTheNorth | #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/30wZZoZOnr— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) February 18, 2019 🔜 pic.twitter.com/lLv2IT0RY4— Boston Celtics (@celtics) February 18, 2019 Klay improved his photo form 😂 pic.twitter.com/kvBcGhb3Kq— SportsNation (@SportsNation) February 18, 2019 #NBAAllStar teammates Harden and Kawhi sharing some moves 😆
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Diallo vs. Zion in 2020? Here’s what it could look like

[ad_1] Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo put on a show for the fans in Charlotte, leaping over Shaquille O'Neal en route to dunk contest glory.But is he ready for Zion?Diallo told the Washington Post that he'd be open to facing the Duke prospect in next year's contest in Chicago. It wouldn't be the first time these two high-flyers met. Here's a look at Diallo and Williamson facing off in
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NBA All-Star 2019 – The most important things from Adam Silver’s state-of-the-NBA address

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE -- On Saturday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held his annual state-of-the-league news conference. He spoke for about 40 minutes, said thousands of words and covered an array of topics.Here are six of the most important things he said and what they mean for the future of the NBA:On public trade demands"I would just say, blanketly, no, I don't like trade demands, and I wish they didn't come, and
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Adam Silver wishes trade demands ‘handled behind closed doors’

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver made the league's stance loud and clear on the recent spate of trade requests by some of its most high-profile players."I would just say, blanketly, no, I don't like trade demands, and I wish they didn't come, and I wish all those matters were handled behind closed doors," Silver said Saturday at his annual news conference at All-Star Weekend.Over the past several
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Hamidou Diallo wins dunk contest; Jayson Tatum best in skills challenge

[ad_1] 11:19 PM ETTim BontempsESPN CHARLOTTE -- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo knew he'd have to make an impression to win the slam dunk contest. So he decided to find a way to make the biggest one possible: by dunking over the biggest person in the building.Wearing a Superman shirt underneath his teal Thunder jersey, Diallo threw down a slam after jumping over 7-foot-1 Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal
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NBA All-Star 2019 – Grading every player on All-Star Saturday night

[ad_1] Joe Harris upset Stephen Curry to take home the 3-point title, while Jayson Tatum showed off his skills with a half-court heave. We're grading every event and every player on All-Star Saturday Night.More: Saturday's best | Build your own All-Star team | Rosters and results3-point contestDevin BookerPhoenix SunsGuard | Grade: A-ResultsRound 1: 23AnalysisThe defending champion was eliminated midway through his opening round. As the last contestant, Booker needed to