Latest National Basketball Association All-Star Game Stories

2010-11-08 10:00:00

QuintEvents is Providing Individual Fans and Groups with the Opportunity to Purchase Customized Travel and Hospitality Packages New York, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBA has selected industry leader QuintEvents to serve as an Official Hospitality Provider for NBA All-Star 2011, which will take place this February in Los Angeles. For the first time, QuintEvents is offering individual fans and groups the opportunity to purchase customized travel and hospitality packages...

2010-06-24 09:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen-year old Justin Friedlander, a basketball enthusiast and founder of "Justin's Quest," will be a special guest on the Kia Court at NBA Nation presented by T-Mobile USA & Kia Motors at Penn's Landing on Saturday, June 26( )at 3:00 p.m. The event, which has partnered with the "Wawa Welcome America's Taste of Philadelphia" festivities, will be hosted by NBA Legend and former Philadelphia 76er, Darryl Dawkins, who is NBA Nation's official...

2010-02-02 15:05:00

DALLAS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Commanding an intense tournament that's bigger every year, NBA Legends Alonzo Mourning and Earvin "Magic" Johnson bring an events blowout to Dallas for NBA All-Star Weekend. Starting Thursday, February 11th with "Zo & Magic's 8-Ball Challenge", the blowout includes a Youth Sports Conference and a Louis Vuitton Private Shopping Event hosted by Tracy and Alonzo Mourning through Saturday, February 13th. Mourning and Johnson welcome 2010 partnering with...

2010-02-02 09:30:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- McDonald's confirmed today NBA All-Star Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic has renewed a multi-year agreement with the company, extending a relationship that dates back to 2008. Although financial details of the contract will not be disclosed publicly, Howard's agreement includes support of several McDonald's programs, promotions and other initiatives in coming months. This month, Howard will back McDonald's sponsorship of the 2010 Winter...

2009-05-09 20:54:45

Carmelo Anthony's 3-pointer with one second left Saturday boosted Denver to a 106-105 win over Dallas and a 3-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. Anthony, who sank just 9-of-24 shots, had recorded a dunk to cut Denver's deficit to 105-103 with 28.5 seconds left. Chauncey Billups led the Nuggets with 32 points, three assists and three rebounds. Despite his game-long shooting woes, Anthony scored 31 points with eight rebounds. Kenyon Martin scored 12 with four rebounds, and J.R. Smith...

2009-04-20 23:49:04

Tony Parker had 38 points -- 27 in the first half -- and the San Antonio Spurs routed Dallas 105-84 to even their Western Conference quarterfinal series at 1-1. Parker was 16-of-22 from the field and handed out eight assists. Tim Duncan finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds, Drew Gooden had 13 points and Roger Mason scored 12 for the Spurs, who dropped the series opener Saturday 105-97. Jason Terry led Dallas with 16 points while Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd scored 14 each. Nowitzki...

2009-04-19 22:10:55

Josh Smith scored 23 points for Atlanta Sunday in a 90-64 blitz of the Miami Heat, opening their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Joe Johnson contributed 15 points, Al Horford 13 and Mike Bibby, Marvin Williams and Zaza Pachulia 10 each for the Hawks. Miami star Dwyane Wade had 19 points but also committed eight turnovers. Michael Beasley had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Heat. Game 2 is scheduled for Wednesday in Atlanta.

2009-04-15 22:21:02

Jason Terry scored nine points in a game-closing, 15-4 run Wednesday, giving Dallas a 95-84 win over Houston that cost the Rockets a division title. Houston slipped a game behind San Antonio in the Southwest Division on the final night of the regular season, leaving the Rockets facing a first-round playoff series with Portland. Dallas, which was not certain it would be in the playoffs until the final two weeks of the season, climbed all the way to a No. 6 seed in the Western Conference and...

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