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Jerry Colangelo: Don’t be surprised if Sixers add more voices, experience to front office

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — "I don’t think we’re where we might be six months from now." —Jerry Colangelo
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Sprung: Carmelo Anthony Will Wait And See On Long-Term Future With Knicks

Sheridan Hoops (Shlomo Sprung) — TORONTO– Carmelo Anthony is sick and tired of losing with the Knicks, but not yet tired enough to do something about it. Or so he says. New York stands at 23-32 at the All-Star break, 12th in the Eastern Conference. Unless the Knicks’ fortunes change rather dramatically over the final 27 games of the regular […]
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All-Star Kevin Durant not stressing about upcoming free agency

Yahoo.com: Marc J. Spears (Marc J. Spears) — The 2014 league MVP is focused on the success of the Thunder and even pondering his second career.
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James Harden defends children, and hilarity ensues

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — As part of the NBA's 2016 All-Star Weekend festivities in Toronto, All-Stars visited with young fans and ran through some drills in the first ever Jr. NBA Day . One All-Star, Houston Rockets scoring machine James Harden, helped youngsters work on their ball-handling, which was very nice! Unfortunately, he did so in a fashion that was predestined to set the Basketball Internet aflame with...
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Report: Chris Bosh pulls out of All-Star Game with calf injury; Al Horford to replace

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — This is not a serious injury, but he's not going to play through it for an exhibition.
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Shaq, Allen Iverson headline finalists for 2016 Hall of Fame class

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — As expected , when the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the finalists for enshrinement in the Hall's Class of 2016 during media day at All-Star Weekend in Toronto, Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson headlined the list of luminaries. [ Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr:  The best slams from all of basketball] They were joined at the announcement by Yao Ming, who was not...
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2016 Hardwood Paroxysm Alternative All-Star: George Hill

Hardwood Paroxysm (Ian Levy) — George Hill is a chameleon. Continue Reading → The post 2016 Hardwood Paroxysm Alternative All-Star: George Hill appeared first on Hardwood Paroxysm .
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When it was created: A look at the inaugural NBA All-Star Game

Hardwood Paroxysm (Rich Kraetsch) — A detailed look at the history and circumstances surrounding the inaugural NBA All-Star Game in 1951. Continue Reading → The post When it was created: A look at the inaugural NBA All-Star Game appeared first on Hardwood Paroxysm .
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All-Star Saturday odds: Will bigs or guards own Skills Challenge?

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — This weekend's All-Star Saturday events in Toronto offer the usual mix of exciting young players, big names, and time-tested formats. This year, we're handicapping all three events — the Taco Bells Skills Challenge , the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest , and the Verizon Slam Dunk — so you know who to watch closest. Read on for a look at the favorite, the contenders, and the dark horses. ...
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Report: Andrew Wiggins vexes Timberwolves by skipping weightlift sessions

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Wiggins' inability to be full-time small forward reportedly limiting Zach LaVine's playing time at shooting guard
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