The Saturday night All-Star festivities featured the Shooting Stars Challenge, Skills Challenge, 3-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk contest. While the participants took center court many of the league’s bigger stars watched from the sideline. Lebron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler were spectators while Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul were the captains for the East and the West respectively. Of course it’s not an All-Star game without some celebrities in tow as Drake, Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys were spotted as well. Check the pictures out after the jump.
Looks like Lebron is enjoying his All-Star Weekend as he released these photos last night with Jay-Z and entitled it “2 Kings”. He also took a picture with NFL MVP Adrian Peterson and Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo at the 6th annual “Two Kings” dinner. Of course Beyonce came through to support her husband and Drake came through as well. The “Two Kings” dinner held by Lebron and Jay-Z serves the dual purpose of fellowship amongst the bright stars of today and also a swanky networking event where business executives rub shoulders with rappers, athletes and even notable names in the fashion world. Check the pictures out after the jump.
Now that Michael Vick has signed a new contract with the Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly says he will compete with Nick Foles for the starting quarterback position. The Eagles however also signed former Ravens practice squad QB Dennis Dixon to join the competition as well. Should those two work out Foles could become expendable but they’ll also affect his asking price. Read more after the jump.
I’m sorry but James White clearly got robbed on this dunk only getting a 45. James “Flight” White of the New York Knicks brought out a crew of flight attendants and tried to take off from the free-throw line. He first attempt failed but the second attempt was crazy as he flew through the air for a two-handed dunk, one step inside the free throw line. Check it out after the jump.
While Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant are often brought up in the MVP discussions another star has also led his team to greatness and that’s LA Clippers point guard Chris Paul. So what does he have to say about his MVP run? Read more after the jump.
All the stars are out and about for the NBA All-Star games and they brought their children with them. Kobe Bryant brought his daughter Natalia and Chris Paul brought his son Lil Chris. The two were pictured playing together on the court and Bryant tweeted the sweet moment with a hilarious caption. Read more after the jump.