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N.B.A. Dunk Contest Goes to Donovan Mitchell, and His Homage to Vince Carter

“I wanted this so badly,” Mitchell said. “This is one of my favorite events of All-Star weekend. To not only be in it, but to win it, it’s crazy.”Before making...

The N.B.A. All-Star Game Has Shed a Major Distraction

But there will be no such drama this weekend in Los Angeles. Indeed, there will be no deals at all — blockbuster or otherwise. The N.B.A.’s annual trade deadline was...

The N.B.A. Dunk Contest Has the History. The 3-Point Contest Has the Stars.

For years, the dunk contest rivaled the actual game as the biggest event of All-Star weekend. But a string of recent dunk contests — apart from a stirring duel between...

Don Carter, 84, Who Brought the N.B.A. to Dallas, Is Dead

Mr. Carter and a partner founded the Mavericks in 1980 and built the team into a model franchise that quickly became a contender. Source link

Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James Draw Criticism From Dwyane Wade

“You’re great players but no one voted for you,” she concluded, addressing Mr. James and Mr. Durant. “Millions elected Trump to be their coach. So keep the political commentary to...

The Knicks at Midseason: Full Arena, No Plan

No one wishes to ever inscribe that on the likable Porzingis’s career tombstone. It’s just that with the Knicks’ luck, and the early medical data, the cautionary caption bubble floating...

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game

“Celebrity and name recognition is currency in Hollywood,” said Todd Boyd, a cinema and media studies professor at the University of Southern California. Mr. Boyd, whose work focuses on race...

What Joel Embiid Can’t Travel Without

The basketball player Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers is almost as famous for his playful grandstanding as his considerable skills on the court. The 23-year-old, who grew up in Cameroon, has become synonymous with the concept of...

Milos Teodosic Is for Real, Even if That Cheeseburger Story May Not Be

If that spoils some of the most savory Milos mythology in circulation, don’t worry: Copious amounts of YouTube footage of his audacious passing is only a click away. A quick...

On Paul Pierce’s Night, LeBron James Steals the Show

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