Rookie, No. 1 pick Rhyne Howard leads 2022 WNBA All-Star selections

The meteoric rookie season for Atlanta Dream guard Rhyne Howard continues. On June 28, the league announced that Rhyne was the WNBA’s No. 1 pick and made the All-Star reserve.  She is the second Dream rookie to make an All-Star Game, with Shoni Schimmel making the exhibition in 2014. Howard is also the first WNBA […]

Barack Obama praises pro baseball for moving All-Star Game from Georgia

Former President Barack Obama has joined his former VP and current President Joe Biden in excoriating the Georgia legislature for passing greatly restrictive voting law. Obama also lauds Major League Baseball for moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta as a result. Most political pundits surmised that the draconian voting bill signed into law by […]

Ice Cube claims NBA stole his concept for 2020 All-Star Game

Rap legend Ice Cube is much more than just a basketball aficionado, à la Spike Lee and Jack Nicholson. Cube is such a hardwood enthusiast that he found a way to monetize his lifelong passion via the founding of the Big3 professional basketball league. The South Central Los Angeles native whose given name is O’Shea […]

NBA All-Star trophy to be named after Kobe Bryant (video)

Tributes and memorials continue to pour in for the late, legendary Kobe Bryant nearly a month after a helicopter crash claimed his life and that of his daughter, Gianna, along with seven others in the mountains north of Los Angeles. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced during the NBA All-Star Weekend extravaganza in Chicago that the […]

Jennifer Hudson is set to do a Kobe Bryant tribute at the NBA All-Star Game

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson is set to perform a tribute to Kobe Bryant at the NBA All-Star Game. The 38-year-old singer will perform prior to the player introductions at the NBA All-Star Game in Chicago on February 16, when the basketball community will remember one of the sport’s greatest ever players. Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gigi […]

Skip Bayless slams LeBron for picking Kawhi Leonard for All-Star team (video)

TV sports reporter Skip Bayless has been the most bombastic and frequent critic of NBA superstar LeBron James for the past decade or more. To boot, Bayless, the star of Fox Sports’ “Undisputed” debate show, has been shamelessly pulling for Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers to vanquish King James and the Lakers and thereby take […]

Victor Oladipo, Lou Williams and the players who must be NBA All-Stars

The starters for this year’s NBA All-Star Game were announced last night. The captains are LeBron James and Stephen Curry. The captains will select from a pool of Joel Embiid, DeMar DeRozan, Kyrie Irving, Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins to start alongside them. Reserves are selected by the coaches […]

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