NBA: Lebron & KD Lead Early All-Star Voting But There Is One Huge Surprise With The Votes

photo credit: youtube The first round of NBA All-Star voting is in and for the most part it’s exactly what you would expect. Lebron James and Kevin Durant lead their respective conferences in voting, with guys like Kyrie Irving, Steph Curry, James Harden and Russell Westbrook following closely behind. One name fans definitely didn’t expect to see is Warriors center, Zaza Pachulia, coming in right behind Durant with the second most votes among all frontcourt players in the west.

(Video) NBA: Crowd Chants “Kobe, Kobe” As He Exits All Star Game To Standing Ovation From Players & Fans

Kobe didn’t have a great night on the stat sheet but nobody cared about that to begin with. The entire purpose of this years all star game was to celebrate the living legend that is Kobe Bryant. As coach Gregg Popovich removed Kobe from an all star game for the final time, the players on the court and the fans in the seats gave him exactly what he deserved in the form of a standing ovation. You can see he was genuinely touched by the outpouring of love from his peers and judging by how every player pretty much went out of their way to approach Kobe, the night means just as much to them watching their idol.

(Video) NBA: Kobe Bryant Gets Amazing Introduction In His Final All Star Appearance

Kobe Bryant just got the introduction he deserves in his final all star game. All the other players was announced first and then the beat switched and so did the vibe so the black mamba could get his just due! I hope fans realize what we are going to miss in years to come with Kobe out of the league. Enjoy him while we can!

(Video) Toronto Mayor Jokes With Drake About Not Giving The Key To Lil Wayne

Yesterday Drake received the keys to Toronto during the NBA Allstar Celebrity Game. Drake was thrilled about it. He and Mayor Tory got a chance to share a few haha’s with each other. Drizzy told the crowd, “This is one of the greatest moments of my life, if not the greatest.We have something extremely special in this place. I will never stop loving this city. I will never stop representing this city.”

NBA: Drake Will Introduce All-Star Line Up On Sunday Night

Drake last night announced that he will introduce all the players on Sunday night prior to the All-Star game. He promises to put his own spin on it as well and advised people to tune in early.

(Video) NBA: Lebron, Kevin Hart, Steph Curry & More Hang At Drake’s Invite Only Party

When you are famous you tend to get invited to places that us common folk would have no chance of attending. That sounds like the type of party Drake threw last night, which was a secret, special invite only event to celebrate him receiving the key to the city. Lebron, Steph Curry, Kevin Hart, Draymond Green & others were on hand but from the looks of things, it was magician David Blaine that stole the show.

NBA: Chris Bosh Decides To Withdraw From All-Star Game, Al Horford Selected As Last Minute Replacement

In a sudden turn of events, Chris Bosh has decided to withdraw from the all-star festivities for the Eastern conference and Hawks forward, Al Horford has been selected as his replacement.

(Video) NBA: Kevin Hart Challenges Draymond Green To Three Point Contest & He Accepts

Kevin Hart loves NBA all-star weekend. He has become just as much a part of the weekend’s festivities as the players themselves the past few years. He is trying to take it up a notch this year by challenging Draymond Green to a three point contest. You may remember the two just did a hilarious foot locker commercial and I am sure the trash talking was going on then as well.

(Photo) Kicks: 2016 Nike Kyrie 2 All Star First Look!

The 2016 NBA All-Star game is set to take place on February 14th with that being said Nike is getting ready to unleash there 2016 Nike Basketball All-Star collection with that being said here is a first look at the Nike Kyrie 2 2016 All-Star sneaker this sneaker has an all Yellow upper followed by your black straps you also have two removoable patches with Kyrie Irving number & the All-Star sheild followed by a black midsole with a Nike swoosh followed by an all yellow bottom sole. As far as a release date is concerned the All-Star Nike Kyrie 2 is set to release on February 11th with a retail price tag of $120.00 MSRP!. Peep The Gallery To See Detailed Images Of The 2016 Nike Kyrie 2 All-Star Sneaker After The Jump….

NBA: Anthony Davis Might Lose Almost $25 Million For Not Being Named All-Star Starter

Making the starting five of the all-star team usually doesn’t mean much other than recognition. If you don’t get voted by the fans, no big deal right? Well the fact that Anthony Davis was not voted as a starter for the western conference yesterday could actually cost the young star about $25 million dollars!

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