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Jeremy Evans Talks NBA Slam Dunk And Defending His Title

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports

Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans still flies under the radar, but the NBA's defending slam dunk champion is one victory away from pretty rare territory:...

James Harden's Houston

AP | By KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel

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Alicia Keys' Next Big Performance

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Next stop for Alicia Keys? NBA All-Star weekend. The superstar, fresh off her national anthem performance at the Super Bowl, is set to be...

NBA All-Star Reserves Revealed

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 03.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Tim Duncan was selected to his 14th All-Star game, Spurs teammate Tony Parker is joining him, and the Chicago Bulls also had two rese...

NBA All-Star Rosters Announced

AP | By BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Kobe Bryant has been voted to his NBA-record 15th consecutive All-Star start, leading four Los Angeles players into next month's gam...

UPDATE: NBA All-Star Voting Totals

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports

Game: Feb. 17 at HoustonReleased Jan. 3EASTERN CONFERENCE Frontcourt — 1, LeBron James, Miami, 1,151,304. 2, Carmelo ...

Before James Harden: 5 Recent NBA Players Who Excelled on New Teams

Danny Groner | Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports
Danny Groner

The game's best sixth man is now one of the league's most feared scorers. All it took was an offseason change of atmosphere to get him there. Here's a look back at some other NBA players who made the same sort of leap one year to the next.

Dwight Howard: 'Save The Centers'

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Many athletes start charities to target issues that hit especially close to home. Now, for his own survival, Dwight Howard is leading the fight agains...

2012 NBA All-Star Weekend a Social Media Success

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

When you combine a wildly popular league with a corporate culture of embracing technology and engagement, only one question remains: How social will the 2013 NBA All-Star Game be?

Wade Says He Apologized To Kobe

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.29.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — Insisting he meant no harm, Dwyane Wade revealed Tuesday that he has apologized to Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant multiple times f...

West Wins 2012 NBA All-Star Game

AP | By BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Kobe Bryant got the scoring record, Kevin Durant the MVP, and the West got the win – barely. Even after that duo piled up the ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.28.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has banned alcohol in the clubhouse. Some players were accused of drinking beer during games down the stretch when the Red Sox were collapsing last season.

And The MVP Is...

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 04.27.2012 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — Kevin Durant is one of the NBA's biggest stars, whether he ranks himself in that class or not. Now, he has an MVP trophy that pr...

Kobe Breaks Record As NBA All-Star Game Goes Down To Wire

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.27.2012 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Kevin and Kobe show won it for the West at the NBA All-Star game, holding off LeBron James at the end. They got an MVP and ...

Live-Blogging the NBA 'Rising Stars' Challenge

Thomas Alter | Posted 04.27.2012 | Sports
Thomas Alter

The game has officially picked up. Kyrie is 7-7 from 3, Blake just threw an alley-oop to himself from the foul line, and Cousins just shot a 35 foot three. I love the NBA.

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Love Stepping Up To Superstar Status For T-Wolves

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.24.2012 | Sports

Kevin Love was not supposed to be this good, at least not this fast. He was not supposed to be the NBA's leading rebounder just three years into his c...

WATCH: HuffPost BlackVoices Most Memorable Slam Dunks

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.28.2012 | Black Voices

Since its inception at the American Basketball Association's 1976 All-Star game [later reintroduced in 1984 as the NBA Slam Dunk Contest] , the slam d...

Title IX's Impact on My Life

Swin Cash | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports
Swin Cash

Every person who participates in sports won't become a professional athlete. But everyone should have the same opportunities to chase their dreams. I may not have the same basketball gifts as a Kobe Bryant or LeBron James, but like them I was given a chance for equal play.

Hawks Star To Miss All-Star Game

AP | Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Joe Johnson will miss the All-Star game because of tendinitis in his left knee. NBA Commissioner D...

80 Sneakerheads Sleeping On Sidewalk For $220 Nikes

Posted 02.21.2012 | New York

About 80 sneakerheads have been sleeping on the sidewalk outside the West 33rd Street Foot Locker since Saturday, The New York Daily News reports, wai...

NBA All Star Rosters Announced

AP | By BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.10.2012 | Sports

All-Star Game: Feb. 26 at Orlando, Fla.(x-starter)EASTERN CONFERENCEStartersYearsPlayerPosHtWtA-Sx-Carmelo Anthony, N.Y.F6-82305x-Dwight Howard, OrlC6...

NBA All-Star Game Starters Revealed

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

By BRIAN MAHONEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK -- From Kobe Bryant to Chris Paul, Blake Griffin to Andrew Bynum, the NBA All-Star game is shaping up a...

NBA All-Star Game Gets Huge Ratings

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The NBA All-Star game has earned its highest television rating since Michael Jordan's last appearance in 2003. The Western Conferenc...

WATCHL East Starters Do LeBron's Chalk Toss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Dwight Howard has mocked LeBron James' chalk toss routine plenty of times. But before the 2011 NBA All-Star game, Howard and LeBron led the rest of th...

Kobe Gives LeBron Love Tap After Dunking On Him

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

On his way to winning the MVP of the 2011 NBA All-Star game, Kobe Bryant took on LeBron James on a fast break in the third quarter. The five-time NBA ...