East pulls out all the stops to beat West, 163-155, in All-Star game – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke. Well, maybe a chuckle is in order. The East wasn’t exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that…

John Wall Slams it Home to Win NBA Dunk Contest – Covered Globe

Covered GlobeIf you’re a fan of basketball, you know that dunking is one of the most fascinating aspects of the game. Sure, the shot from behind the arc that catches…

All-Star Weekend 2014: Marco Belinelli pulls off surprise 3-point contest win – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comWhen names were announced for the 3-point contest, many weren’t sure how Marco Belinelli ended up on the list. He vindicated himself with a surprise win of the event. Not…

Wall leads East to All-Star dunk triumph – Mail Tribune

Mail TribuneNEW ORLEANS — John Wall soared over his mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest. Wall’s sensational slam finished off a clean sweep…

An unsettled air in John Wall’s slam dunk contest victory – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNEW ORLEANS — It was hard to tell what shocked fans more, the NBA’s new dunk contest rules or a performance by Vanilla Ice. Maybe contest organizers should…

New format leaves Eastern Conference and John Wall winners of dunk contest – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNEW ORLEANS – The new format in the NBA’s slam dunk contest had the same old story line: Too bad LeBron James wasn’t in it. The eventual…

John Wall, Team East win Sprite Slam Dunk Contest – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJohn Wall threw down the last and best dunk of the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Wall led the Eastern Conference to a sweep of the Western Conference in the…

Jason Reid: Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant making an impressive run to the NBA … – Washington Post

Washington PostDon’t say Oklahoma City Thunder all-star forward Kevin Durant is on a roll, because that would imply his great performance will eventually end. The evidence suggests this could be…

Lil Wayne Rips NBA All-Star Game Lance Stephenson Snub? Triple Double … – Sports World News

Lil Wayne Rips NBA All-Star Game Lance Stephenson Snub? Triple Double …Sports World NewsWhen league officials announced reserve selections this week, Stephenson, despite leading the league with four triple-doubles and…

Wizards hand Heat 3rd straight loss, 114-97 – Washington Post

Washington PostWASHINGTON — The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden’s…

Which 3 Players Need to Step Up for the Suns in Bledsoe’s Absence? – Sun-N-Gun

Sun-N-GunJan 7, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Phoenix Suns power forward Markieff Morris (right) is defended by Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson (22) during the first quarter at the United…

Am I Linsane? You betcha! – William Wong In Jeremy Lin Fan Club

Yes, I am Linsane, which means I am a member of the Jeremy Lin Fan Club, perhaps the fastest growing entity worldwide over the past 10 days or so. Before…