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Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Karl-Anthony Towns on how he'll succeed in the skills competition: "Just use everything I've been taught since I was young. Focus on my fundamentals."

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Want this signed Kobe Bryant photo? It has a starting bid of $3,000 at All-Star Saturday's silent auction.

NBA Skills Challenge: Guard results

  • C.J. McCollum eliminates Jordan Clarkson
  • Isaiah Thomas eliminates Emmanuel Mudiay

Maryland's Diamond Stone gets tech

The star freshman was issued a technical foul late in the 1st half after he tumbled to the ground with a Wisconsin player, then appeared to deliver a shot to the player's head as well.

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NBA Skills Challenge: Guards vs. Bigs

The Skills Challenge this year features four big men and four guards in an elimination tournament. "We're taking this league back," Draymond Green said on the TNT broadcast.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Drake's influence is all over All-Star Weekend - even at the merch stands.

NBA All-Star Saturday Night

The highest leapers, wettest shooters and sharpest ball-handlers take center stage for the individual competitions in Toronto.

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Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Jerry Stackhouse is one of the 100+ retired players in town for All-Star Weekend, and always has time for the fans.

Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

Silver says after Kobe takes time to decompress, "hes going to be looking for ways to stay directly involved in the game of basketball."

Kobe Bryant's All-Star mixtape

20 NBA seasons. 18 All-Star selections. 1 mixtape.

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Muggsy picks potential 'Space Jam 2' lineup

Who better to pick the new lineup of players that have their talents taken than one of the originals, Muggsy Bogues? The future Monstars

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Carmelo Anthony reiterated to Sirius XM NBA Radio that he has no intentions of waiving his no-trade clause.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

It's almost time for All-Star Saturday Night, where the buzz surrounds Zach LaVine and whether he can top his dunk contest performance from last year.

Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

Adam Silver on Kobe: "I dont think theres any doubt that hell go down as one of the greatest players to ever play this game."

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Adam Silver begins his annual All-Star press conference by expressing condolences to Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, whose wife died in a car accident this week.

Vince Carter tribute draws technical foul

Vince Carter performed this slam in a dunk contest. Memphis' Shaq Goodwin did it in a game.

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Can you name five Canadian celebrities?

Klay Thompson is really the only All-Star to nail this question.

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The road to the dunk contest

Zach LaVine proved last year why he belongs in the dunk contest. But here's some compelling arguments from Andre Drummond, Will Barton and Aaron Gordon.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Westchester Knicks guard Jimmer Fredette wins MVP of the D League all star game after scoring a league-record 35 points.

SC Throwback: MJ drops 32 to top Bullets

Twenty years ago today, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen combined for 58 points as the Bulls earned a 111-98 win to improve to 43-5.

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