New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis told me Tuesday that he hoped to still be an All-Star this year, despite the fact that the coaches did not vote him as a reserve. "I could still replace Kobe," he told me. Today, he did.
New Orleans Hornets forward Ryan Anderson, the NBA leader in 3 pointers, will take part in the three-point shootout on All-Star weekend. Find out who else joins him, as well as who will be competing in the Slam Dunk contest.
Behold, all 214 of Blake Griffin's dunk from the 2010-2011 season. The Rookie of the Year, slam dunk champion, and NBA all-star is in class all by himself when it comes to slam dunk highlight reels.
Shocking news from the NBA today as Jazz all-star point guard Deron Williams was traded to the New Jersey Nets. In the trade, Utah receives F Derrick Favors, G Devin Harris, a first round draft pick, and cash.
With NBA All-Star weekend getting underway, here is a taste of what rookie sensation Blake Griffin can do. He will play in the Rookie challenge tonight, is a participant in the slam dunk contest Satuday, and an all-star for the Western Conference in Sunday's game. He is also arguably a super hero.
David West sunk a 19 foot fadeaway jumper with less than a second remaining on Monday to give the Hornets a victory over the Thunder. Despite his usual 20 point game, West credited his, and his team's defense, for the win.
Hornets power forward David West is a two-time all-star selection. However, the all-star nods were a result of his lethal mid-range jumper and all around outstanding offensive game. Defense was never West's strong point...until now.