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  • The Latest: Al Horford arrives at All-Star weekend

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 11:05 a.m. Better late than never: Atlanta’s Al Horford has arrived at All-Star weekend. Horford was…

  • Rising Stars: LaVine, US beat Wiggins, World 157-154

    TORONTO (AP) — Zach LaVine hoisted the MVP trophy above his head, laughing along with Minnesota Timberwolves teammates Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns as he stood on the podium. One win down at All-Star weekend.…

  • The Latest: US beats World 157-154 in Rising Stars Challenge

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 11 p.m. Zach LaVine had 30 points and seven rebounds and the United States team beat…

  • Canada tops US in All-Star celebrity game, 74-63

    TORONTO (AP) — Drake outcoached Kevin Hart, and Win Butler was aptly named in the NBA All-Star celebrity game Friday night. Butler, the lead singer for Arcade Fire, scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds…

  • Carmelo Anthony voted to player union’s executive committee

    TORONTO (AP) — New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony has been elected to the NBA Players Association’s executive committee as a vice president. Anthony was voted in by players Friday during a meeting at All-Star…

  • Willis making most of minutes starting for No. 22 Kentucky

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Derek Willis’ hope of getting into the rotation at Kentucky required a lot of patience during a two-year wait for minutes behind a glut of NBA-caliber talent. Right now, the 6-foot-9…

  • NBA All-Star Game Roster

    All-Star Game: Feb. 14 At Air Canada Centre Toronto i-injured, will not play; r-replacement EASTERN CONFERENCE Starters Years No. Player Pos Ht Wt A-S 3 Dwyane Wade, Heat G 6-4 220 12 7 Carmelo Anthony,…

  • NBA All-Star Weekend Rosters

    At Air Canada Centre Toronto Friday, Feb. 12 RISING STARS CHALLENGE (i-injured; r-replacement) USA TEAM Player, Team Pos Ht Wt College r-Devin Booker, Suns G 6-6 206 Kentucky Jordan Clarkson, Lakers G 6-5 194 Missouri…

  • It’s Kobe’s world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

    TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan,…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA All Star Game FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG West 6 (315½) East COLLEGE BASKETBALL Saturday FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at NC STATE 8½ Wake Forest at IOWA ST 5 Texas at PROVIDENCE 3½ Georgetown at E.…

  • Bosh out of NBA All-Star Game due to calf injury

    TORONTO (AP) — Chris Bosh’s All-Star participation for this year is over, before he ever took the floor in the city where his career began. The Miami Heat forward has withdrawn from Saturday’s 3-point contest…

  • Steph Curry returns to Toronto at the height of his powers

    TORONTO (AP) — When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways…

  • NBA All-Star Game Roster

    All-Star Game: Feb. 14 At Air Canada Centre Toronto i-injured, will not play; r-replacement EASTERN CONFERENCE Starters Years No. Player Pos Ht Wt A-S 3 Dwyane Wade, Heat G 6-4 220 12 7 Carmelo Anthony,…

  • Silver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto ‘a homecoming’

    TORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league’s history in Toronto. Silver spoke Friday morning at the NBA All-Star Technology Summit, and began his remarks by…

  • Sports on TV

    ADV For the week of Monday, Feb. 15, 2015-Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 All Times Eastern Monday, Feb. 15 COLLEGE BASKETBALL 1 p.m. ESPNU — LIU Brooklyn at St. Francis Brooklyn 5 p.m. ESPNU — Oakland…