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  ESPN.com: NBA - 2002 NBA All-Star Game coverage
Led by MJ, the Wizards are on the verge of being a legitimate contender in the East.
All-Star MVP and Philadelphia native Kobe Bryant responds to being booed.
The NBA All-Stars react to the Philadelphia crowd's badgering of Kobe Bryant.
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 NBA All Star Game
The NBA confirmed Monday that its 2008 all-star game will be played in the beleaguered but rebuilding city of New Orleans, an announcement local officials seized upon as a sign the Hornets also will be playing here full-time in the 2007-08 season.
The game is one of the biggest national events to be booked in New Orleans since hurricane Katrina laid waste to large swaths of the metro area.
NBA scoring leader Allen Iverson of Philadelphia, who came in with the highest average in All-Star Game history, became a passer, handing out 11 assists with just three points.
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 NBA All Star Tickets at StubHub!
The game is not just the game, as there is an entire celebration with different events that will be a direct contrast to the show that one usually sees with NBA tickets or other sports tickets.
NBA All Star Game tickets are of interest almost anywhere in the world, as the game has a truly international flavor.
There are no NBA tickets quite like NBA All Star tickets, as they sell out within minutes given that fans from every team have an interest in the game.
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 InsideHoops.com - NBA All-Star Game
The 21-year-old Cleveland star became the youngest MVP of the game, surpassing Oscar Robertson, who was 22 when he won the award as a rookie in 1961.
The last time the All-Star Game was played in Houston, Utah's Karl Malone and John Stockton led the West to a 143-134 victory at the Astrodome before an All-Star Game record crowd of 44,735.
The NBA All-Star game is the key event of NBA All-Star weekend.
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 2002 NBA All-Star Weekend
Here's a look at the slamnificent highlights from the 2002 NBA All-Star Weekend in Philadelphia held on February 8th to 10th.
He was one of the few players who actually showed up for the game.
The game sure could've used Vince Carter and Shaq who both were hurt and didn't play.
www.kidzworld.com /article/1786-2002-nba-all-star-game   (360 words)

 2006 NBA All Star Game | Basketball | Stars | Photos | Pictures | Facts | Records | Players | Voting | Celebrities | ...
The most points scored in a game by one player is 42 points, set by Wilt Chamberlain during the 1962 NBA All-Star Game.
The starters for the Western Conference at the 2006 NBA All Star Game are Yao Ming, Tim Duncan, Steve Nash, Tracy McGrady and Kobe Bryant.
The starters for the Eastern Conference at the 2005 NBA All Star Game are Shaquille O'Neal, Dwyane Wade, Gilbert Arenas, Allen Iverson and Lebron James.
www.kidzworld.com /article/5320-nba-all-star-game-facts-and-records   (307 words)

 Las Vegas To Host 2007 NBA All-Star Game - NBA
The NBA announced Friday that the All-Star Game will head to Las Vegas in 2007, marking the first time the event will be held in a city without a professional basketball team.
NBA Commissioner David Stern said that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will serve as the host organization for NBA All-Star 2007.
Among the festivities planned for NBA All-Star 2007 are the Rookies-Sophomores game; the Shooting Stars competition; the Skills Challenge; the Three-Point Shootout; the Slam Dunk Contest; the All-Star Legacy Project and Jam Session.
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 New Orleans To Host 2008 NBA All-Star Game - NBA
"The award of NBA All-Star 2008 is our vote of confidence in the progress that is being made in the reopening and rebuilding of New Orleans' tourism infrastructure," said Stern.
That contest is followed by the NBA All-Star Saturday Night, which features the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest among other competitions.
"NBA All-Star 2008 will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase not only the greatest athletes in the world, but one of the greatest cities in the world in New Orleans," said Hornets owner George Shinn.
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 YaoMania! » NBA All-Star game
Yao is introduced before the NBA All Star game on Sunday night in Denver.
Yao sports his NBA All-Star uniform as it was announced Thursday that he finished as the leading vote-getter in NBA history.
You are currently browsing the archives for the NBA All-Star game category.
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 CNNSI.com from CNN and Sports Illustrated
Allen Iverson put his own spin on the All-Star Game by leading the East and winning the MVP award.
Outscoring their Western brethren 41-21 in the fourth quarter, the Eastern Conference All-Stars silenced their critics -- for at least one night -- with the one-point win in D.C. on Sunday.
Game MVP Allen Iverson scored 15 of his 25 points in the final stanza and Stephon Marbury hit two 3-pointers in last 53 seconds to lead the East to victory.
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 NBA All-Star Game Voting
The world premiere of the NBA All-Star 2004 ballot takes place today in Los Angeles, providing NBA fans around the globe the opportunity to vote for their favorite players as starters in the 53rd NBA All-Star Game to be played at STAPLES Center on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004.
NBA All-Star 2004 is a weeklong celebration that enables fans to experience the thrill of the world’s greatest athletes playing the game they love and features a slate of community-enhancing activities and fan festivals.
A total of 120 players -— 60 from the Eastern and Western Conferences -— are listed on the NBA All-Star ballot, with 24 guards, 24 forwards and 12 centers from each conference comprising the ballot.
www.insidehoops.com /all-star-voting-111403.shtml   (326 words)

 NBA All-Star Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There are numerous reasons for this but one of the biggest reasons might be the all-star game held on the Sunday of each year’s all-star weekend.
The game itself might be an exhibition but these players are the ultimate competitors and absolutely hate to lose.
The 2005 all-star game will be held at the Pepsi Center, home of the Denver Nuggets and promises to be a remarkable display of athleticism and entertainment.
www.nbateaminfo.com /all_star_game.htm   (522 words)

 NBA All-Star game cancellation costs Philadelphia - Dec. 8, 1998
     The city, which was to host the National Basketball Association's 1999 All-Star Game and the weekend of events surrounding it, was informed Tuesday that the game, scheduled for Feb. 14, had been canceled.
It would be a sham of a game, and we wouldn't get the significant economic impact from it.
     The NBA apologized to Philadelphia for standing it up on Valentine's Day and promised to bring the All-Star Game back as soon as possible, but it did say the next two games are already promised to other cities.
money.cnn.com /1998/12/08/bizbuzz/nba   (537 words)

 2007 NBA All-Star Game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2007 NBA All-Star Game will be played on February 18, 2007 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This will be the first time the NBA All-Star Game will be played in a city without an NBA franchise.
The NBA, led by Commissioner David Stern, will not allow wagering on the results of the game in the state of Nevada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2007_NBA_All-Star_Game   (162 words)

 2005 NBA All-Star Game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2005 NBA All-Star Game was a major basketball game played on February 20, 2005 in the Pepsi Center home of Denver Nuggets featuring the best players in the National Basketball Association as selected by fans and coaches.
In an All-Star Game that featured seven players 25 or younger and failed to produce a 20-point scorer for the first time since 1981, Allen Iverson was awarded the All -Star MVP Award.
Iverson had already been crowned All-Star MVP in 2001, which was the last time the East had won the midseason classic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2005_NBA_All-Star_Game   (282 words)

 ESPN.com: NBA ALL-STAR GAME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Stein: All downhill for L.A. When All-Star Weekend is all over, the Lakers return to the reality of salvaging their season's second half.
A ticket to the NBA All-Star Game is more expensive than ones for the Super Bowl.
If an NBA team won't be landing in Las Vegas, then at least the league should throw its biggest party there.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/feature/story?page=2004allstar   (688 words)

 James leads East's charge in NBA All-Star Game
East coach Flip Saunders inserted all four of his Detroit All-Stars, each with No. 22 written on their shoes in honor of teammate Tayshaun Prince, the lone starter not named to the team.
Before matters became serious, the game developed into yet another slam-dunk and acrobatic shot free-for-all as it has for the past several years, with players attempting shots they would never even consider in regular-season games.
Allen entered the game with 11:01 left in the second period and scored four points, including a pretty reverse, double-pump dunk that gave the West a 56-45 left with 3:40 left.
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That was down 17 percent from the 8.3 overnight rating and 13 share for last year's game, which the West won 137-126.
He had just led the Eastern Conference to the greatest comeback in All-Star annals and was physically spent.
 For three and a half quarters, the 50th NBA all-star game was a Western romp, as had been predicted.
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 ESPN.com: NBA - 2003 NBA All-Star Game coverage
While the story line of the night was Vince Carter giving Michael Jordan the start, the final word came from the West in its 155-145 double-overtime victory over the East.
Michael Jordan is glad his last All-Star game was a competitive one.
NBA commissioner David Stern says the league is prepared for any security breech.
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 NBA All-Star Game: Shaq's showtime
So it was only fitting that O'Neal quoted a movie when he accepted the All-Star Game MVP award after scoring 24 points in the Western Conference's 136-132 victory.
In the West locker room before the game, he was one of the only players sitting in front of his locker willing to answer questions.
Say this, he was the best dressed and at a game that's as much fashion as fundamentals, that was really saying something.
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 Basketball Tickets - NBA Tickets - Basketball Schedule
It is widely believed that James Naismith invented the game of Basketball in 1891 while working at the YMCA College in Springfield, MA.
The first college basketball game was played in 1895 as Minnesota State School of farming overcame the Porkers of Hamline College, 9-3.
We have NBA Tickets to the Hottest Games of the year.
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 NBA All-Star Tickets with a 200% Guarantee; 2007 All Star Game from Ticket Solutions
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 NBA.com: ALL-STAR 2003
KG the MVP Rules Double OT Kevin Garnett scored the first seven points of the second overtime, boosting the West to a 155-145 win Sunday in the first double-OT All-Star Game.
In his final midseason classic, MJ nearly won the game when he hit a jumper late in the first OT.
From the NBA Read to Achieve Reading Caravan to the WNBA Nothing But N.E.T. Challenge to the NBA Legacy Project, NBA All-Star 2003 will illustrate the NBA and WNBA's strong commitment to programs that improve people's quality of life.
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 NBA All Star Game Tickets On Sale Now, 2007 NBA All Star Game Tickets Las Vegas
The NBA All Star Game is one of the hardest events to get tickets to in basketball.
Also, don't miss out on the festivities all weekend long, as the NBA showcases a rookie game, as well as the Three-point and slam dunk contests, must see events for true basketball fans.
NBA All Star Game tickets are generally delivered the week of the game.
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 YouTube - 2001 NBA All-Star Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Last 15 minutes or so of that game was sick.
NBA All Star Game 2007 Las Vegas (coming soon)
All Star Game 2002 - Tracy McGrady alley hoop to himse
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 NBA Basketball All-Star Game Player Analyzer - CBS SportsLine.com
The following players have been selected to play in the 2006 NBA All-Star Game in Houston.
His 28-plus points per game surely indicates that his invitation is richly deserved.
Billups runs a tight ship in Detroit and is a scorer and playmaker who adjusts his game for the good of the team.
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The NBA All-Star Game is the ultimate celebration according to Bill Walton.
One week after being selected as an NBA All-Star for the first time in his career, Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas joins the field of four in the Skills Challenge.
The NBA All-Star game is coming to Houston in 2006, city officials said Friday.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/feature/story?page=2005allstar   (766 words)

 MTV News | Paris, P. Diddy Help Make NBA All-Star Game An Afterthought
There was a time when the NBA's mid-season break was about the league's all-stars facing off, but nowadays the parties, the celebrities and the music are just as much a centerpiece of the weekend as actual basketball.
With the game in Los Angeles for the first time in 21 years, the NBA welcomed the glitz and glamour of Hollywood onto the court like never before.
Nelly was late to Friday's game, debuting in the second quarter and taking the court in a white cap and backward jersey.
www.mtv.com /news/articles/1485103/20040217/nelly.jhtml?headlines=true   (960 words)

 USATODAY.com - East bests West 122-120 in 55th NBA All-Star Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
HOUSTON — LeBron James went into his Magic Johnson imitation Sunday, setting up at the top of the key and doing as he pleased in leading the East to a 122-120 win in the 55th NBA All-Star Game.
James made four three-pointers and finished with 29 points, six rebounds and two assists to become the youngest NBA All-Star MVP at 21.
Setting the tone was the oldest all-star, Shaquille O'Neal.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/allstar/2006-02-19-game_x.htm   (443 words)

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