NBA centre Jason Collins has become the first active player in a major American professional team sport to reveal he is gay.
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This weekend, NBA fans from across the world gathered in Houston, TX to celebrate NBA All-Star Weekend. This year marks the third time that Houston has hosted an NBA All-Star Game, with the prior games taking place in 1989 and 2006. How does the NBA select which cities will host the All-Star Game each year? As it turns out, it is a decision and process that is years in...
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Rasheed Wallace, who was known on the national level ever since his freshman basketball season at Philadelphia's Simon Gratz High, has retired for the second time in his NBA career.
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The NBA's presence in Houston was not over when the final buzzer sounded and the Western Conference beat the Eastern Conference in the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. Throughout the week leading up to the game, the NBA and its partners engaged in thousands of hours of community service projects in the greater Houston area. Additionally, numerous events held during All-Star week...
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With the kickoff of the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend, the NBA announced that it launched the "most comprehensive official NBA statistical site" on Friday. The website, which took seven years to fully develop, provides NBA fans with access to official NBA statistics and analysis beyond the level which was previously available.
(3 months and 6 days ago)
The 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston had a little different flavor than previous All-Star Games. This event was a dunk fest with lots of fooling around but it was also more competitive than your average All-Star...
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Parachuting into Houston to plead his case for the Sacramento Kings, Mayor Kevin Johnson arrived Friday at the site of the NBA All-Star Game to lobby to keep the team from relocating to Seattle. NBA Commissioner David Stern poses for a photo with NBA/ NWBA All-Star Wheelchair Classic players at the NBA All-Star Jam Session, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. People attend...
(3 months and 6 days ago)
WASHINGTON - Call me? Maybe? North Korea's young leader has riled the U.S. with recent nuclear tests, but Kim Jong Un doesn't really want war with the superpower, just a call from President Barack Obama to chat about their shared love of basketball, according to ersatz diplomat Dennis Rodman, the ex-NBA star just back from an improbable visit to the reclusive communist country.
(2 months and 21 days ago)
Stars will align in the Lone Star state on Sunday as the best basketball players in the world gather for the 62nd annual NBA All-Star Game at the Toyota Center in Houston. It’s the third time Houston will host the biggest gathering of the NBA’s most talented players, the last time being 2006 when the East toppled the West, 122-120, earning LeBron James his first All-Star...
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Former NBA star Adrian Dantley spent years guarding opponents on the court.
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