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  1. Spurs-Trail Blazers Preview

    Spurs-Trail Blazers Preview

    Preview | February 24, 2015
  2. ESPN's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne honored by Professional Ba...

    ESPN.com NBA senior writers Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne were recognized as first-place winners in the 2014 PBWA Best Writing Contest by the Professional Basketball Writers Association at the NBA's All-Star Weekend.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2015
  3. An inside look at some of the sweetest kicks at the 2015 NBA All-...

    Darren Rovell

    We got an exclusive look at the best kicks from the game in New York City.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2015
  4. Zach LaVine says he would defeat LeBron James in a dunk contest

    Zach LaVine is the NBA's new dunk king, but how would he stack up against King James?

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2015
  5. All-Star Game -- Stephen Curry leaves no doubt in taking 3-point ...

    With the 3-point Contest title on the line at All-Star Weekend, Stephen Curry made the biggest splash Saturday, putting the pressure on with a championship round of 27 to win it.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2015
  6. All-Star Game competitions -- Shooting stars, skills and dunk con...

    Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine scored a perfect 100 in the opening round Saturday of the NBA All-Star dunk contest, highlighted by a through-the-legs, one-handed reverse slam on his first attempt en route to the championship.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2015
  7. Who would win Celts dunk contest?

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics don't have any entrants in the skills events at NBA All-Star Saturday night, so the question was put to Evan Turner before the break: Who would win an intrasquad slam dunk contest? The query temporarily stumped Turner, who began...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  8. Stephen Curry of Golden State Warriors has sneakers stolen

    Darren Rovell

    Two pairs of Stephen Curry's shoes that he was going to wear in Saturday night's competitions were stolen, an Under Armour spokesman confirmed to ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2015
  9. Who has best chance to win 3-Point Contest?

    Zack Bradshaw & Ben Alamar

    The 3-point line was first utilized in the NBA in the 1979-80 season, when Magic Johnson and Larry Bird were rookies. Only 3 percent of shot attempts came from long distance that season. Since then, the game has evolved to the point that about one...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  10. Julius Erving blames mascots for slam dunk contest decline

    Darren Rovell

    Julius Erving doesn't think the slam dunk contest is going away any time soon, but he thinks mascots "messed it up."

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2015
  11. 2015 NBA All-Star Game -- Fan's guide to All-Star Weekend in New ...

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    ESPN New York has your fan's guide to NBA All-Star Weekend in the Big Apple.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2015
  12. Is Vince Carter a Hall of Famer?

    Ryan Feldman, ESPN Stats & Information

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty ImagesVince Carter put on a show at the 2000 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. Thursday is the 15th anniversary of Vince Carter winning the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest. While the performance was legendary, is his career worthy of H...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  13. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Injury Issues

    • ESPN NBA analyst Jalen Rose covers Jerry Tarkanian's death, whether the dunk contest should be eliminated from All-Star Weekend, Anthony Davis' abilities and the Hawks' potential. Rose -NBA Lockdown »...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2015
  14. The greatest dunker ever

    Amin Elhassan

    Vince Carter cast a spell on every basketball fan at the 2000 slam-dunk contest. Amin Elhassan shares his memories of it 15 years later....

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  15. NBA All-Star 2015: Grading the 3-Point Contest

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh grades the NBA All-Star 3-point contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2015
  16. Victor Oladipo of Orlando Magic donating part of dunk winnings to...

    Magic guard Victor Oladipo wants to make his first appearance in the NBA All-Star dunk contest special, so he's giving part of the prize money to charity.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2015