For Cleveland Cavaliers to make playoffs, Kyrie Irving has to build on recent … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — Kyrie Irving winning the MVP in the All-Star Game makes for a fun weekend for Cavaliers fans. But here’s what was more meaningful — how…

As NBA resumes, next James-Durant matchup nears – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW ORLEANS—LeBron James won’t assume the eventual date with Indiana that so many others expect. He definitely has another one with Kevin Durant—in just a few days.…

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…

Old guys go, new look comes to NBA All-Star game – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldEast Team’s LeBron James, of the Miami Heat, throws a pair of Mardi Gras beads to the crowd during NBA All-Star game basketball practice in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb.…

As silly as it sounds, Blake Griffin should have been the All-Star Game MVP – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWe all know why Kyrie Irving won the MVP award in Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game. He was the best player on the team that won, and that’s traditionally…

Kyrie Irving named All-Star MVP – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — Kyrie Irving validated the fan vote and offered a glimpse of how good he can be when surrounded by first-rate players. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ point guard was…

MVP Kyrie Irving, East win 2014 NBA All-Star Game – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW ORLEANS — If you like defensive basketball, you were out of luck at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game. The 163-155 Eastern Conference comeback victory was the product of a…

Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving scores 31 points to win MVP and lead East to … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving scores 31 points to win MVP and lead East to 163-155 victory in NBA All-Star Game. A_PHOTO_OF_KYRIE_IN_ALL_STAR.JPG. The Cavaliers Kyrie Irving (right) goes in…

best and worst of NBA fashion during All-Star Weekend – USA TODAY

best and worst of NBA fashion during All-Star WeekendUSA TODAYWhat the All-Star Game is about is bringing together the best in the league, having fun, partying in a warm location…oh,…

Signs of change in the NBA – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — It felt like the opening scene in “The Godfather,” with people requesting audiences with Don Corleone during his daughter’s wedding. Kevin Durant made his way toward an…

All-Star Game yet another stage of NBA’s ongoing role in New Orleans recovery – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comNEW ORLEANS — It’s not very often that a city hosts the NBA All-Star twice in a span of six years. In fact, when the game tips off Sunday night…

Watch 2014 NBA All-Star Game Online Free Stream TNT Live Basketball – TheHDRoom

TheHDRoomWatch 2014 NBA All-Star Game Online Free Stream TNT Live Basketball The 2014 NBA All-Star Game tips off tonight at the Smoothie King Center from New Orleans, Louisiana at a…

Notebook: Hub slow to bid on stars – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNEW ORLEANS — It’s been 50 years since Boston hosted the NBA All-Star Game, and it appears that streak will be continuing for a while. There are currently no…

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade plans to limit play in All-Star Game – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comBosh has made clear he wants to stay in Miami for years to come, but even he acknowledges that offseason business could get complicated. That’s why, for now, Bosh, Wade…

Why every 2014 NBA All-Star deserves his spot – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe 2014 NBA All-Star Game will feature 24 elite-level, very unique players. USA TODAY Sports’ Sean Highkin has found one statistic that sums up a key part of why…

Report: James Harden replaces Kobe Bryant as NBA All-Star Game starter – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Lakers superstar, Bryant, will miss the game due to the knee injury that has kept him out of action since Dec. 17. Thunder coach Scott Brooks, who is coaching…

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…

NBA All-Star Reserves Announced – ESPN

ESPNThe Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers each had two players picked Thursday as reserves for the NBA All-Star Game, while the Indiana Pacers had to settle for one despite…

IndySportsDay: How many Pacers will be All-Stars? – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe NBA All-Star game starters were announced Thursday and included Pacers forward Paul George. But what about the reserves. ProBasketballTalk. Loading… Post to Facebook. IndySportsDay: Which Pacers will join…

2014 All-Star Top 10: LeBron James – NBA.com

NBA.comSee LeBron James’ Top 10 plays from the season so far as he is announced as a starter for the 2014 All-Star game. About the NBA: The NBA is the…

Kobe Bryant, ‘with all due respect,’ would like to skip All-Star game – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMIAMI — Kobe Bryant kept asking people to vote for someone besides him for the All-Star game. So when the votes were tallied and he was announced a…

Kobe hopes fans don’t choose him for All-Star Game – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — While Kobe Bryant heals from his latest injury, he has an unusual message for the fans who select the NBA All-Star Game’s starters: Don’t vote…

LeBron James says DeMarcus Cousins belongs at NBA All-Star Game – The Huntsville Times – al.com

The Huntsville Times – al.comSacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins works against Miami Heat center Udonis Haslem during an NBA game in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. (AP Photo).…

2014 All-Star Game starters voting released with latest update – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe NBA released the latest results of the 2014 NBA All-Star Game voting. The way the system is designed now, it’s broken down into groups of backcourt players and frontcourt…

2014 Pro Bowl, Presented by McDonald’s, Features New Format For NFL All-Star Game

This is the official NFL Press Release on the news of the Pro Bowl changes for 2014: 2014 PRO BOWL, PRESENTED BY MCDONALD’S, FEATURES NEW FORMAT FOR NFL ALL-STAR GAME…

Andre Iguodala Signed By Golden State Warriors; Dwight Howard Next?

The Golden State Warriors just signed now former Denver Nuggets forward Andre Iguodala in a deal that sent reserve forward Richard Jefferson and reserve center Andris Biedrins to the Utah…

Abracadabra: From Basketball Magician to Corporate CEO

Magic Johnson was known for ridiculous no-look passes, uncanny court awareness, and his five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers. These days Earvin Johnson, owns movie theaters, Starbucks and 24…