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  • At All-Star weekend, it’s all about specially designed shoes

    TORONTO (AP) — All-Star weekend is one of the biggest of the NBA season for stars like LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden and Dwyane Wade. It’s even bigger for Nike, Under Armour, Adidas and…

  • The Latest: Oscar Robertson honored at Legends Brunch

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Sunday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 5:15 p.m. Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Legends…

  • The 2003 draft class still going All-Star strong

    TORONTO (AP) — On the night that he entered the NBA in 2003, someone asked LeBron James to assess the potential of the draft class that he was headlining as the No. 1 pick. James…

  • LaVine exits All-Star stage for Kobe and the NBA’s best

    TORONTO (AP) — Zach LaVine called it the best dunk contest ever, a showdown with Aaron Gordon that rivaled what Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins did. Maybe they will come back next year and do…

  • LaVine and Gordon wage epic battle in dunk contest

    TORONTO (AP) — Zach LaVine was fresh out of dunks, having been pushed to the limits by Aaron Gordon in an epic final round that put the slam dunk contest back on top at All-Star…

  • Thompson beats Curry to win 3-point title

    TORONTO (AP) — Klay Thompson did what barely any team has done this year. He beat Stephen Curry. The 3-point contest championship has gone from one “Splash Brother” to another, as Thompson beat his Golden…

  • The Latest: Zach LaVine takes flight, wins 2nd dunk contest

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 10:35 p.m. Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine outlasted Orlando’s Aaron Gordon in an epic final round…

  • NBA Slam-Dunk Contest Winners

    2016_Zach LaVine, Minnesota 2015_Zach LaVine, Minnesota 2014_John Wall, Washington 2013_Terrence Ross, Toronto 2012_Jeremy Evans, Utah 2011_Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers 2010_Nate Robinson, New York 2009_Nate Robinson, New York 2008_Dwight Howard, Orlando 2007_Gerald Green, Boston 2006_Nate Robinson,…

  • Silver: No Hack-a-Shaq rules change this season

    TORONTO (AP) — Adam Silver said Saturday no changes are coming to Hack-a-Shaq this season, though he seems to favor some rule adjustment. And with no consensus within the NBA about what it would entail,…

  • NBA All-Star 3-Point Shootout Winners

    2016_Klay Thompson, Golden State 2015_Stephen Curry, Golden State 2014_Marco Belinelli, San Antonio 2013_Kyrie Irving, Cleveland 2012_Kevin Love, Minnesota 2011_James Jones, Miami 2010_Paul Pierce, Boston 2009_Daequan Cook, Miami 2008_Jason Kapono, Toronto 2007_Jason Kapono, Miami 2006_Dirk Nowitzki,…

  • All-Star 3-Point Challenge Results

    Saturday At Air Canada Centre Toronto First Round Klay Thompson, Golden State, 22 Stephen Curry, Golden State, 21 James Harden, Houston, 20 Devin Booker, Phoenix, 20 J.J. Redick, L.A. Clippers, 20 Kyle Lowry, Toronto, 15…

  • Craig Sager and his flashy suits return to All-Star weekend

    TORONTO (AP) — The All-Star game in New York was a little less colorful last year. Craig Sager, the TNT sideline reporter known for wearing flashy suits, missed the NBA’s annual midseason gala for the…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA All Star Game FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG West 6 (315½) East COLLEGE BASKETBALL Sunday FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at MICHIGAN ST 7½ Indiana at NORTH CAROLINA 10 Pittsburgh Syracuse 10½ at BOSTON COLLEGE at DUQUESNE…

  • Sports on TV

    BC-TV SportsWatch All Times Eastern Sunday, Feb. 14 AUTO RACING 1 p.m. FOX — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Daytona 500, pole qualifying, at Daytona Beach, Fla. BOWLING 1 p.m. ESPN — USBC Masters, at Indianapolis…

  • Hope springs eternal in the D-League, even for All-Stars

    TORONTO (AP) — Only a few miles from the site of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, before a couple thousand people in an arena primarily used to play minor-league hockey, Jimmer Fredette couldn’t help but think…