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NBA Officially Capitulates to North Carolina's Bogus HB2 Repeal

Charlotte will host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game despite nobody's satisfaction with North Carolina's half-assed HB2 repeal.
Aaron Gordon

Kevin Durant Gets Burned by Hannibal Buress: "If Y'all Lose This [2k17] Game, Will You Join Their Team Next Season?"

Ah, All-Star weekend. It's just desserts.
Liam Daniel Pierce

For 12 Straight Years, These Three Dudes Have Recorded An NBA All-Star Rap Tribute

In 1989, Ultramagnetic MC's recorded a sprawling rap tribute to the NBA All-Star team. In 2006, three goofballs in Brooklyn did the same. They never stopped.
David Roth
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History Shows a Slighted Russell Westbrook Should Scare the Bejesus Out of the NBA

An All-Star snub has spurred great players to even greater heights, which is scary when you consider Russ and the rest of the NBA.
Spencer Lund

Russell Westbrook Won't Start All-Star Game, so the Reunion with Harden and Durant Reunion Will Have to Wait a Few Minutes

The Western Conference is stacked, so it sort of makes sense that Westbrook wasn't voted in as a starter, as crazy as that sounds.
Robert O'Connell
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NBA Pulls All-Star Game from Charlotte Because of Discriminatory Transgender Law

After considering it for months, the NBA has pulled the All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina's HB2 legislation.
Mike Vorkunov
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Reel Talk: Corbin Smith's Review Of Online Basketball Highlights, All-Star Week Edition

On a week without much in the way of NBA basketball games, we nevertheless got the best aesthetic moment of the NBA season and...a chance to watch college games?
Corbin Smith
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The Dudes Who Record A Rap Song For Every NBA All-Star Game Are Back

In 2006, three friends got together and recorded a rap song about every NBA All-Star. They're still at it 11 years later. Enjoy these Kyle Lowry lyrics of fury.
David Roth
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VICE Sports Q&A: Schea Cotton, the Hoops Phenom Who Never Panned Out

We talked to Schea Cotton—dubbed "LeBron before LeBron"—about what it was like to be a high school basketball phenom, the media, and falling short of the NBA.
Ryan Sidhoo
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Ten Things to Look for in This Year's NBA Slam Dunk Contest

We have some tips on what to watch for in Saturday's Slam Dunk Contest. Pray for Zach LaVine.
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Reel Talk: The Corbin Smith Review Of Still Photos Of NBA All-Stars

For a week, our basketball highlight video critic turns away from the moving image and looks for the moments of grace and revelation in still photos of All-Stars.
Corbin Smith

Chris Bosh's Shooting Stars Legacy and the Heart of All-Star Saturday Night

The Shooting Stars Competition was the dorkiest, least-loved part of the NBA's All-Star Weekend, and Chris Bosh turned it into art. It's gone, but he's still at it.
Jonny Auping