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  • 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…

  • The Latest: First bid for set of Air Jordans is $100,000

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 5:40 The complete set of Air Jordans — like the gift given to Kobe Bryant by…

  • 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…

  • Heat’s Chris Bosh says more exams coming on his injured calf

    TORONTO (AP) — All-Star forward Chris Bosh will have more exams on his strained right calf when he gets back to Miami, possibly as early as Monday to determine the status and severity of the…

  • Carmelo Anthony says he has no plans to leave Knicks

    TORONTO (AP) — Carmelo Anthony said Saturday he has no plans to leave the New York Knicks and is angry about a report linking him to trade talks. The Daily News of New York reported…

  • 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,…