Westbrook and Durant got in a little scuffle on Durant's first visit back to OKC since signing with the Warriors in the off-season. The warriors blew the thunder out, but it didn't stop some heated exchanges between Durant and Westbrook. The once teammates are now jawing at each other. The funny thing is Durant and Westbrook have to suit up with each other on Sunday Feb. 19, for the 66th NBA All Star Game. They both represent the western conference All-Stars. They will have to practice together on Saturday, and play together on Sunday.
The last couple of days of sports news has been about the Charles Oakley incident with the New York Knicks. Charles Oakley, who played 10 years with the Knicks, was escorted from the stadium and eventually arrested on 3 counts of assault. The video shows that Oakley was approached by security and asked to leave. Oakley refused to leave, and eventually shoved security guards when they touched him.
The new NBA All Star Weekend 2017 gear has arrived. Check out these socks and hat I just picked up. Sick gear. Get your 2017 NBA All Star Weekend by clicking our shop page, or the banner at the top of your screen. Great Jerseys and more to choose from. What's your favorite? Tell us on our Facebook page.
The NBA has officially shipped the ticket for NBA All Star Weekend 2017. If you ordered tickets to be shipped they should be arriving any day now. You can still purchase hard tickets to these events starting on the 17th of February. The NBA All Star Weekend is in it's 66th year, and will be in New Orleans.
Once again, the NBA has put together a strong pool of players for the 3-point contest during All-Star Weekend. Joining the familiar faces of Klay Thompson and Kyrie Irving – both of whom have won the competition before – are Kyle Lowry, Kemba Walker, Eric Gordon, Wesley Matthews, C.J. McCollum and Nick Young. While only four out of the eight are actually All-Stars, they make up a small list of players who have made over 100 3-pointers this season.
Here it is your NBA All Star Saturday Night Contestants Revealed (IN PICTURES). I guess the biggest let down is Zach LaVine sitting out the Slam Dunk. However, you have Aaron Gordon back and DeAndre Jordan. That should be fun to watch. For the 3 point shootout, No Steph Curry but you have Klay Thompson and a bunch of great players ready to try to take the crown from him. Get your tickets now at www.AllStarWeekendNewOrleans2017.com
Adidas last year design the NBA All Star Jerseys and such. Thank God - They are horrible. Nike will do the honors next year. However, socks by Stance are sick AF - Buy yourself a pair now by clicking here!
For the second time in just more than a week, LeBron James went on an emotional rant to express his frustration. On Monday night, James fired back at TNT analyst Charles Barkley for questioning his leadership ability.
Barkley called out James after he criticized the Cavaliers' management for relying too heavily on himself, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love when they clearly need more talent following a stunning 124-122 loss to the Pelicans on Jan. 23.
Zach LaVine has decided to sit out the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest. Zach LaVine made the dunk contest watchable again. His first year winning he gave the slam dunk contest meaning again. The second year was the contest for the ages. Aaron Gordon vs. Zach LaVine went down as one for the ages. Rewatch it by clicking here. Gives me goosebumps every time. The hype is real for a rematch between Gordon and LaVine.
The NBA has officially announced the starters for this year's All-Star game, and there's one major snub.
The NBA lost a family member this year in the beloved Craig Sager. Craig Sager goes back 25+ years wearing the colorful suits on the sidelines. You couldn't miss him and you didn't want to. He was always having fun with the players, coaches, and even Greg Popovich. This year his battle with leukemia finally ended and we lost him late last year. The Sager Strong Foundation is something set up to help fight and beat this ridiculous disease that took the life way too early of Craig Sager.
The midseason NBA All-Star game has long been considered a favorite spectator event for basketball fans all over the world. It's a wonderful opportunity to see the best basketball players in the world come together to showcase their collective talents in an exhibition setting. For the players, it provides an opportunity to enhance the overall experience of being a professional basketball player.
About the 2017 All-Star Game
The NBA is made up of talented guys that can flat out ball. The most talented NBA player by far is the 2-time reigning NBA All-Star MVP by the name of Russell Westbrook. Westbrook got dealt a huge blow this offseason as Durant joined Curry in Golden State. Westbrook has 20 Triple-Doubles this season. This guy is a beast, and you get to watch Oscar Robertson in his prime. Westbrook is playing against the greatest athletes in the World and doing this on a nightly basis. Now you would think Westbrook with the new NBA voting would be a guaranteed NBA All Star Starter in New Orleans 2017.
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The NBA still wants fans to have a say in which players start in the annual All-Star Game. It just wants you to have less of one.
John Legend ended 2016 on a high-note with the release of his fifth studio LP Darkness and Lights (Dec. 2).
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The 2017 NBA All Star Game will be held on February 19th at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA.
The NBA All-Star Game is hosted annually by the National Basketball Association (NBA), the game features the league’s star players from the Eastern Conference and from the Western Conference. Each conference team consists of 12 players, making it 24 in total.