1. Donovan Mitchell Beats Larry Nance Jr. in NBA Dunk Contest as Twitter Erupts

    Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell defeated Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. in the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday...

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  2. Top Highlights from Saturday's NBA Dunk Contest in Los Angeles

    Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell took home the hardware in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday. But all four contestants put on a great show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles...

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  3. Larry Nance Jr. Earns Perfect 50 with Double-Tap off Backboard in Dunk Contest

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr . came up short in the NBA Dunk Contest finals against Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell, but he may have thrown down the dunk of the night at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Saturday...

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  4. Paul George Greeted by 'We Want Paul' Chants in LA for NBA All-Star Weekend

    Fans in Los Angeles showered Oklahoma City Thunder swingman Paul George with " We want Paul" chants Saturday during his media availability following All-Star practice...

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  5. Suns Guard Devin Booker Wins 3-Point Contest with Record-Setting 28 Points

    The NBA 's Three-Point Contest got off to a rough start Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, with the contestants laying bricks throughout the first round. Not a single shooter reached the 20-point plateau in the opening frame...

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  6. Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Full Scores and Reaction

    Donovan Mitchell wasn't even supposed to be in the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Suffice it to say he made the most of his opportunity. The Utah Jazz guard defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers' Larry Nance Jr...

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  7. Devin Booker Wins 2018 NBA 3-Point Contest: Full Scores and Reaction

    Devin Booker was often compared to Klay Thompson in the 2015 predraft process. On Saturday, Booker defeated Thompson and broke the latter's final-round record on his way to winning the 2018 NBA Three-Point Contest at the Staples Center...

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  8. Nets Guard Spencer Dinwiddie Wins Skills Challenge on All-Star Saturday Night

    The NBA 's All-Star Saturday Night tipped off with the Skills Challenge at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. For the third consecutive year, the bracket-style competition pitted four big men against four guards...

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  9. Spencer Dinwiddie Wins 2018 NBA Skills Competition: Recap, Highlights, Reaction

    The big-man streak at the NBA Skills Challenge is over. Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie defeated Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen to win the 2018 Skills Challenge on Saturday night in Los Angeles...

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  10. Adam Silver Proud of LeBron James, Kevin Durant's Replies to Fox News Host

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver praised Kevin Durant and LeBron James for their responses to Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who said on her show that players like Durant and James ...

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  11. Adam Silver Talks 1-and-Done Rule, Playoff Seeding at NBA All-Star Weekend

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver appeared at his annual All-Star Weekend press conference Saturday and said the league is "conflicted" about changing the one-and-done rule. "We're conflicted, to be honest...

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  12. Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant Discuss 1st Fight, Lakers Breakup on TNT

    During a discussion on TNT, Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant talked about their first fight as Los Angeles Lakers teammates and how their shared L.A. tenure ended...

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  13. Kevin Durant Says Joel Embiid Will Take Over NBA When He's Done

    In Kevin Durant 's eyes, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is primed to dominate for years. "He can hit the three. He can dribble...

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  14. Kevin Durant Says He's Speaking to Russell Westbrook: 'It's All Love' in the End

    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are officially on speaking terms. The former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates and current members of Team LeBron have had a thawing in their relationship, according to Durant...

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  15. NBPA, NBA Referees Meet to Approve Measures Improving Communication

    The National Basketball Players Association and National Basketball Referees Association held a meeting Saturday to improve communication and overall relations between the sides. Per Marc J...

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  16. Numbers Say Klay Thompson Is the Favorite in Saturday's 3-Point Contest

    The NBA 's 2018 All-Star Weekend kicks off with Saturday night's three-point shooting contest, which features a stacked lineup of stars from around the league...

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  17. Which Contender Will Take the 3-Point Contest on All-Star Saturday Night?

    The stars are out in Los Angeles for the NBA 's 2018 All-Star Weekend, and all eyes will be on this year's star-studded lineup in the three-point contest...

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  18. LeBron James Says He Will Not 'Shut Up and Dribble' in Response to Fox News Host

    LeBron James continued to fire back at Fox News host Laura Ingraham at Saturday's NBA All-Star media day, once again saying he will not "shut up and dribble." "I mean too much to society [to 'shut up and dribble']," James told reporters ...

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  19. LeBron James Says He Intended to Enter Slam Dunk Contest in Previous Years

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James said Saturday he considered taking part in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend a couple times throughout his career, but injuries ultimately prevented him from participating in the event...

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  20. Channing Frye out at Least 1 Week After Emergency Appendectomy

    Los Angeles Lakers center Channing Frye underwent an appendectomy Friday night and will be evaluated in a week. Mike Bresnahan of Spectrum SportsNet reported the news...

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  21. 2018 Slam Dunk Contest Participants: Format, Odds and Predicted Winner

    A new king should ascend to the throne at Saturday's 2018 Slam Dunk Contest. Down recent jaw-dropping performers like Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon, four would-be champions step ...

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  22. Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash Among 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday announced 13 finalists for this year's class, headlined by Ray Allen, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash...

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  23. 'I Feel That I Was Chosen to Do It': Chris Bosh Gets Serious About NBA Comeback

    LOS ANGELES — There was a quiet moment some two hours before tipoff of the 2016 All-Star Game in Toronto that resonated with me as much as some of the best performances I've seen in this event over the years...

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  24. NBA All-Star Game 2018: New-Format Rosters, TV Schedule, MVP Prediction

    The NBA All-Star Game is changing gears this season, as Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James will captain teams that they ...

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  25. NBA All-Star Weekend 2018: Updated TV, Live-Stream Schedule and Predictions

    NBA All-Star Weekend commenced by promoting its future and letting celebrities feel important on Friday night. The warm-up acts now make room for the true headlining festivities. The Saturday staples all return at the Staples Center...

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