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Let the former Rocket be your guide to Houston during All-Star Weekend

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

East holds off West, 122-120
LeBron James becomes the youngest player to ever win the MVP award

Post-Game James
NBA.com follows James after being named the Game's MVP

55 Things About the 55th All-Star Game
Memorable moments from Houston

The Once and Future Kings
East mounts second-half surge to win 2006 NBA All-Star Game

How the West Got Ready
We tracked the Western Conference stars from the hotel to the court

Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Rocks Houston
Young Jr. WNBA star shares her experiences with NBA.com on her first NBA All Star weekend

Who Would You Play 1-1 With?
We asked, the celebrities answered

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Scottie Pippen Previews the 55th All-Star Game
The 1994 All-Star MVP breaks down the 55th edition of the game

Don't argue, vote! Which was the best 50: Iggy or Nate?
Was it A.I. to A.I. or Nate spanning Spud that captured your imagination?

All-Star Saturday Night Recap
Records broken, marks established as defending champs fall

Anatomy of a Jury: The dunks from the judges' perspective
Clyde Drexler, Moses Malone and Elvin Hayes on judging a dunk contest

Three-Point Shootout: It Takes Legs
When your power goes, so does your shot

Skills Challenge: Going to Vegas, Baby!
Wade is already ready to defend

NBA Commissioner Stern and NBA Deputy Commissioner Granik
Press conference transcript

NBA.com Blog Squad: Victor Williams
Steve Nash. All Star. MVP.

Photo Gallery: The Best of Saturday night

Photo Gallery: Nate's 50 in Sequence

Photo Gallery: Iggy's 50 in Sequence

Photo Gallery: Sprite Rising Stars

Photo Gallery: Three-Point Shootout

Photo Gallery: Skills Challenge

Photo Gallery: Shooting Stars

Photo Gallery: West Practice

Photo Gallery: East Practice

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Saturday Night Fever
Previewing action of All-Star Saturday Night

Iguodala Shines as Sophs Top Rookies
Sophomores top Rookies 106-96

Momma’s Boy
What it means to be the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge MVP

Getting Schooled
Celebrity game provides life lessons and laughs

Arenas Replaces Bell in Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout
Bell has been excused from the competition due to a family illness

T-Mobile Rookie Challenge
Previewing Friday's Rookie-Sophomore matchup

Hall of Fame Finalists Announced
Charles Barkley headlines the list of finalists

NBA All-Star Rotisserie Team
The introduction of the fantasy sports performance index

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

NBA and Sony to Unveil “NBA All-Star Weekend to Go” PSP System
Fans can download special 2006 NBA All-Star video highlights

Some Plans Go to Waste
Vince Carter on the dunk contest

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Houston: We Have Lift Off
The 1989 NBA All-Star Game was one for the ages, with the game’s brightest stars putting on a memorable offensive display. The best moment of the game, though, came at the very end.

Still Gliding
Even with his playing days behind him, Clyde Drexler is still gliding.

John Legend, Carrie Underwood Set for Halftime Show
Artists join other talents performing during All-Star 2006 including Destiny’s Child and Andrea Bocelli.

Four Guinness World Records to be Attempted
Internationally renowned basketball entertainers will attempt four records using Spalding’s NEVER FLAT basketball during Jam Session.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Bow Wow to Headline Club NBA
Multi-platinum recording artist headlines top musical artists inside the 2006 NBA All-Star Jam Session.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13

It Was All A Dream
Much like his Dream Shake, Hakeem Olajuwon can be imitated but never duplicated.

Houston Skyline
They say that everything in Texas is bigger. That’s certainly true when it comes to the Rockets legendary, larger-than-life centers.

Eva Longoria, Queen Latifah to Coach Celebs
Golden Globe™ and Academy Award nominees coach stars during the McDonald’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by 2K Sports.

NBA, NBPA, TNT Join Habitat for Humanity in Home-Building Project
The NBA, National Basketball Players Association and TNT work with Habitat for Humanity to construct two houses as part of the NBA Cares Community Caravan.

All-Star 2006 to Reach Fans In 215 Countries
Fans can follow their favorite All-Stars and legends day-to-day through NBA television, Internet, film and digital technologies.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

West Replaces Nelson in T-Mobile Rookie Challenge
Nelson remains sidelined because of a sprained right foot.

RadioShack Shooting Stars Field Set
Event will be held on NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by AOL, Feb. 18 at Toyota Center.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Gilbert Arenas Replaces Jermaine O’Neal in 2006 Game
Arenas is making his second consecutive All-Star appearance

NBA and Nike Team up to Refurbish Boys & Girls Club Basketball Court
NBA Legend Bob Lanier and WNBA player Kristen Mann help dedicate new Nike court and conduct Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA fitness clinic.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Four Pistons Named as Reserves for 2006 NBA All-Star Game
Five players will make their inaugural NBA All-Star appearances.

Bocelli To Highlight All-Star Saturday Night
NBA Players at Work in the Community To Be Featured During Rare Performance.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Richardson Headlines Field For the Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout
Vying for the title are Ray Allen, Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Terry, Chauncey Billups and Raja Bell.

NBA TV Blankets Houston for All-Star 2006
Distributors of the channel will have an opportunity to make NBA TV available to all their subscribers through a nationwide Free Preview from Feb. 14-22.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Field Set for PlayStation® Skills Challenge
The game's top playmakers meet in a two-round timed obstacle course.

NBA TV Presents Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Coverage of NBA All-Star 2006
NBA TV will provide live telecasts on the league’s 24-hour cable network and streamlined reports on NBA.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Wheelchair Classic Features Country’s Top Players
Twenty-four of the top wheelchair basketball players from the U.S. will participate in the 2006 NWBA All-Star Wheelchair Classic on Thursday, Feb. 16.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Bryant and the 2006 All-Stars will wear NASA-inspired track jackets.
Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images
Yao, Bryant Lead All Players in Voting
Shaquille O’Neal was selected for 13th consecutive All-Star team, surpassed only by Jerry West and Karl Malone.

NBA TV Counts Down to 2006 With 18 Greatest All-Star Games
NBA legends Jerry West, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and Miami star Shaquille O’Neal are among those taking the floor during the 10-day marathon.

NBA Unveils 2006 All-Star Mission Track Jacket
The 2006 All-Stars will wear the jacket, inspired by NASA and designed to mirror an astronaut's flight suit, commemorating each of their previous All-Star Game appearances.

Things To Do In Houston
There's more to see and do than just the game at the Toyota Center. Just ask some of the Houston Rockets players. We did.

NBA All-Star Uniform Unlockables
Don't wait until Feb. 19 to enjoy the All-Star action; Simulate it on your video game console.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Bogut, Howard Lead 2006 Rookie Challenge Selections
The top overall picks in the last two years' NBA Drafts, Andrew Bogut and Dwight Howard, lead a list of 19 players selected to play in the 2006 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge.

NBA Unveils 2006 NBA All-Star Basketball
Limited edition Spalding basketball to be used in rookie challenge, All-Star Saturday Night events and celebrity game.

NBA Cares Caravan Rolls Into Houston
Community outreach initiative will reach thousands through daily events with local community organizations.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31

Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA National Team Announced
For the fifth consecutive season, five boys and five girls have been named to the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA National Team and will be honored guests at the NBA All-Star Game.

Destiny's Child Reunites for Farewell Performance
The eight-time Grammy Award winners will sing the national anthem before the 2006 NBA All-Star Game in their last ever performance.

Field Set for Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Presented by AOL
Atlanta's Josh Smith, the 2005 champion, defends his crown against Andre Iguodala, Nate Robinson and Hakim Warrick.

Five International Players Provide Assist to FedEx
Steve Nash, Tony Parker, Peja Stojakovic, Andrew Bogut and Pau Gasol join other international stars to host basketball clinics for fans at the FedEx Global Village at NBA All-Star Jam Session.

MONDAY, JANUARY 30

All-Star Saturday Night Champions To Defend Their Crowns
For only the fifth time in All-Star history all of the prior year’s winners are defending their titles.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26

Dallas’ Johnson Earns All-Star Head Coach Spot
Johnson and the Mavericks' coaching staff earned the honor by clinching the best possible winning percentage in the Western Conference through games of Feb. 5.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

Detroit’s Saunders Earns All-Star Head Coach Spot
Saunders and the Pistons' coaching staff earned the honor by clinching the best possible winning percentage in the Eastern Conference through games of Feb. 5.

Yao, Bryant Lead All-Star Balloting Fourth Returns
Fans from around the globe vote for the starters of the 55th NBA All-Star Game.
• Previous Returns: Third | Second | First

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