NBA All-Star 2019 - updates

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Wade, Nowitzki All-Star inclusion a fan idea

Feb 18, 2019 - 7:37 AM

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the All-Star stint of icons Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki came from an email suggestion

ICONS. NBA veterans Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki spice up the All-star showcase. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Elbow dunk over Shaq wins Diallo Slam Dunk title

Feb 17, 2019 - 3:05 PM

The Thunder rookie jumps over the 7-foot-1 NBA legend and throws down a slam popularized by dunk great Vince Carter

CHAMP. Oklahoma City Thunder's Hamidou Diallo beats out New York Knicks' Dennis Smith Jr for the crown. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


LOOK: Joe Harris steals 3-point spotlight from Steph Curry

Feb 17, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The Nets sharpshooter scores an upset over the Warriors superstar to capture the Three-Point Contest crown

STUNNER. Brooklyn Nets hotshot Joe Harris gets one over Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry. Photos by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP (Curry) and Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP (Harris)


LOOK: All fun and laughs in All-Star practice

Feb 17, 2019 - 1:05 PM

Team LeBron and Team Giannis let loose a day before the 2019 NBA All-Star showcase

POWERHOUSE PALS. Long-time friends and former teammates Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat and LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers ham it up with Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics. All photos by Paul Mata/Rappler

WATCH: Lakers' Kuzma dazzles to win NBA Rising Stars MVP

Feb 16, 2019 - 8:12 PM

The Lakers sophomore breaks Kobe Bryant's record of most points scored in the annual showcase for the league's top young players

TAKING OVER. Kyle Kuzma leads Team USA's revenge over Team World. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


NBA Rising Stars: Team USA plots payback on FaceTime

Feb 16, 2019 - 4:18 PM

Team USA really wanted to win the Rising Stars game against Team World, just ask Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell

KEY COG. Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell delivers an all-around game for Team USA. Photo from NBA Twitter

Kyle Kuzma targets NBA All-Star game next year

Feb 16, 2019 - 3:18 PM

After winning MVP of the Rising Stars Challenge, the young Lakers star wants to see action in the main showcase

BOUNCE BACK. MVP Kyle Kuzma and Team USA avenge last year’s loss to Team World. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Sonya Curry drains halfcourt shot vs sons Steph, Seth

Feb 16, 2019 - 1:46 PM

Mama Curry steals the spotlight from her sons in a shootout as they grace a newly renovated court in Charlotte

FAMILY OF SHOOTERS. It looks like Steph Curry didn't get his shooting prowess solely from his father Dell. File photo Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP


Hurt Anthony Davis wait-and-see for NBA All-Star Game

Feb 16, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The Pelicans star sustains a shoulder muscle contusion but plans to have treatment before the All-Star showcase

45 POINTS. Davis repeats another 40-point outing in two consecutive games. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images North America/AFP

WATCH: Behind the scenes at NBA's All-Star weekend

Feb 16, 2019 - 9:38 AM

The 2019 NBA All-Star action tips off in Charlotte

STAR POWER. Miami star Dwyane Wade (center) and his son Zaire chat with NBA Hall of Famer Ray Allen. Photo from 2019 NBA All-Star

Westbrook, Lowry named NBA All-Star 2019 reserves

Feb 01, 2019 - 6:06 PM

Russell Westbrook and 13 other players join the 10 starters who will be selected by captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo

PRIME PICK. Former MVP Russell Westbrook receives his eighth All-Star selection. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

NBA All-Star 2019: Team LeBron vs Team Giannis

Jan 25, 2019 - 10:06 AM

LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo headline the list of starters in the 2019 NBA All-Star in February

LeBron, Antetokounmpo top early NBA All-Star vote totals

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:36 AM

This year's All-Star contest will follow last year's format with two team captains – the All-Stars who lead their conference – each selecting their own rosters

THE KING. After leading the East All-Stars last year, LeBron James could win the captaincy for the West All-Stars this season. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP