A VARIETY of kicks took the hardcourt during yesterday's All-Star game. We spotted a lot of Air Jordan 35s - Beal, Zion, Taytum. Zoom Rize 2's showed up on the feet of Team LeBron's Gobert and Jokic.And then, ...
Mar 9, 2021
NBA
STEPH Curry won the 2021 NBA All-Star 3-point Contest on Sunday in Atlanta (Monday, Manila time).The Golden State Warriors star scored 28 in the final, nipping Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley by one.It was the second time Curry ...
Mar 8, 2021
NBA
DOMANTAS Sabonis made it all the way to the top this time, winning the Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend on Sunday in Atlanta (Monday, Manila time).Runner-up to Bam Adebayo last year, Sabonis claimed the trophy this time by beating ...
Mar 8, 2021
NBA
PHILADELPHIA 76ers teammates Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were ruled out of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game (Monday, Manila time) after being flagged by coronavirus contact tracing, prompting some players to question again why the exhibition was being played during ...
Mar 8, 2021
NBA
THE only instances of NBA referees Tom Washington, Tony Brown and Courtney Kirkland all officiating together are some offseason pro-am games in Atlanta, the city they all call home.That will change on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).The trio was chosen ...
Mar 7, 2021
YEAR in and year out, the NBA All-Star snub list is a staple subject matter for basketball pundits and fanatics heading into every All-Star weekend. Let's face it: No All-Star lineup has been without its share of criticisms ...
Feb 26, 2021
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Kawhi Leonard, MVP of last year's All-Star Game, suggested the NBA is prioritizing money over the health of its players in planning to stage the midseason exhibition in March."We all know why we're playing ...
Feb 7, 2021
NBA
NBA All-Star voting opens on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), without any final determination yet if there will be an actual All-Star Game this season. The league said on Wednesday that "discussions surrounding a potential NBA All-Star Game are ongoing." ...
Jan 28, 2021
THIRDY Ravena has been officially ruled out of the 2021 B.League All-Star festivities.The league announced on Wednesday the unfortunate news as the Filipino import misses what would have been his first appearance in the Japanese professional league's ...
Jan 6, 2021
THIRDY Ravena is likely out of the B.League All-Star Game in Mito due to a right hand injury suffered in San-en NeoPhoenix's game against Sun Rockers Shibuya last Saturday."I met with the team doctor and physiotherapist ...
Jan 5, 2021
NBA
INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis will host the NBA All-Star weekend in 2024, the league said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), formally rescheduling the plans for that city to be the site of the league's midseason showcase this season.Cleveland will play ...
Nov 26, 2020
PBA
THE 2020 PBA All-Star Weekend has been reset to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the All-Star festivities will be impossible to hold with the pandemic and all the restrictions during quarantine.Even ...
Jun 11, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Kawhi Leonard made it look effortless, nailing one 3-pointer after another and nearly matching an All-Star Game record.The tough part came afterward. Finding the right words to express how he felt after becoming the first Kobe Bryant MVP ...
Feb 17, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Anthony Davis knows smooth. He has been making basketball look easy for years, from his early days in his native Chicago all the way through to NBA stardom.When it comes to his seemingly effortless transition to life with the Los ...
Feb 16, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Like the snow that blankets mount Kilimanjaro, this city I call home is covered with a bed of mushy white powder that would make for a great postcard.For frigid residents here, the cheeky warm smiles gamely surrender to an icy, ...
Feb 14, 2020
JEFF Viernes came up big late as South stunned North in overtime, 126-122, in the 2020 Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan All-Star Game on Thursay at Mall of Asia Arena.The Batangas playmaker was cool from ...
Feb 14, 2020
NBA
ANTHONY Davis is LeBron James' teammate in Los Angeles, and they'll be teammates at the All-Star Game in Chicago as well.James took his fellow Lakers All-Star with the No. 1 overall pick of the Feb. 16 ...
Feb 7, 2020
NBA
DALLAS - Luka Doncic is set to be the youngest All-Star starter since LeBron James, yet another link between the Dallas sensation and the player he grew up admiring, even when he was already playing pro ball as a 16-year-old ...
Jan 25, 2020
Just days after it was confirmed that Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose will participate in the dunk contest and skills challenge, respectively, another former NBA superstar is being endorsed to be part of the 2020 All-Star Game.That superstar? Vince Carter. ...
Jan 8, 2020
VOLLEYBALL apparently never stops for Kapamilya star Kim Chiu.Fresh from her convincing turn as Sisi Rondina in Maalaala Mo Kaya, Chiu was named as captain of her own team in the upcoming All-Star Games 2019.The Kapamilya star will play ...
Jul 26, 2019
CLEVELAND - For one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome Home Run Derby got everyone buzzing even louder about monster shots and juiced balls, only a couple flew out of Progressive Field in the All-Star Game.Instead, ...
Jul 10, 2019
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