Download: All-Star Weekend to Go!

     MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2006

"Dirk, I Can't Run All The Plays For You"


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 20, 2006 2:51 a.m. ET
West coach and Dallas headman Avery Johnson takes a crack at his Mavs star in this fly-on-the-wall, all-access All-Star feature.


Nice Try, Big Fella


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 20, 2006 2:37 a.m. ET
Kobe got a kick out of Shaq's "defense" as they went one-one-one in the All-Star Game.


Taking Center Stage


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 20, 2006 1:14 a.m. ET
Miss those hysterical All-Star intros? Catch the East and West's antics.


     SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2006

A Perfect Split


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 19, 2006 2:46 p.m. ET
Nate showed the flexibility of a gymnast vaulting Spud. But what about the other winners Saturday night? Watch their complete performances cut into one video.


Game Recognizes Game


Posted by Brad Friedman and Rob Peterson on Feb. 19, 2006 1:50 p.m. ET
Have any two players done more in the NBA before the age of 21 than LeBron James and Magic Johnson? The NBA's future and the NBA's glorious past met during All-Star Saturday night.


Sheed Being Sheed


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 19, 2006 1:39 p.m. ET
Rasheed messes with an unknowing Kobe as he's interviewed at West All-Star practice. We also see Duncan tell Yao he watched Year of the Yao Friday night and cried. Then coach Avery Johnson reveals he'll play all five seven-footers at once for a two-minute stretch in the All-Star Game, preferably when all four Pistons are on the floor for the East. KG will play the one, Dirk the two.


    SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2006

Instant Classics


Posted by Brad Friedman and G.T. Benyarko on Feb. 18, 2006 11:53 p.m. ET
Nate's dunk over Spud and Iguolada's behind the backboard stunt with Iverson were among the most exciting dunks the slam dunk competition has ever seen.


Oh, So Close!


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 18, 2006 8:27 p.m. ET
The Diesel's halfcourt shot at All-Star East practice rimmed out.


Go Tony, Go Tony, Go!


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 18, 2006 7:30 p.m. ET
We knew Tony Parker could ball, but who knew this multi-talented Frenchman could be so lyrically brilliant spitting rhymes?


Who Killed Kenny?


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 18, 2006 11:41 a.m. ET
The third annual Kenny Smith three-point All-Star shootout took place this week in Houston, and our two-time defending champ was dethroned.


Playas' Ball


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 18, 2006 11:32 a.m. ET
Check out Magic Johnson and Alonzo Mourning's billards tournament in Houston. Ludacris gets behind the eight-ball while Shaq promises a little point-guard action in Sunday's All-Star Game.


It's A Bird, It's A Plane...


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 18, 2006 11:27 p.m. ET
... It's Andre Iguodala. Watch a 10-minute version of the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge in 10 minutes.


   FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2006

Dwight Howard: "I'm In The Wrong Room"


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 17, 2006 6:09 p.m. ET
Dwight Howard arrives in his hotel room and... finds out it's not his hotel room.


Clowning Around


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 17, 2006 6:07 p.m. ET
Who knew Delonte was such a jokester? The guy is a crackup in Rookie-Sophomore practice, giving his shots names and singing out loud.


  

Stylin'


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 17, 2006 6:03 p.m. ET
Gilbert was looking very superfly at media day. He's always one for the unique.


  

Cart Blanche


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 17, 2006 5:59 p.m. ET
Former University of Texas quarterback Vince Young visits Yao Ming's restaurant and orders everything on the menu. Nice.


  

Hanging with C.P.


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 17, 2006 5:54 p.m. ET
NBA TV trailed Chris Paul during his arrival to Houston on Thursday. Who doesn't love an all-access feature?


  MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2006

A.I. to A.I.


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 13, 2006 5:54 p.m. ET
Iverson throws the lob and Iggy throws it down. Will Andre do the same at the dunk contest in Houston?


So Soft...


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 13, 2006 5:43 p.m. ET
University of Texas quarterback Vince Young says the girls will love Craig's new jacket. How will Craig respond? "I'll send them your way."


Chow Down


Posted by Brad Friedman on Feb. 13, 2006 5:31 p.m. ET
Tracy says Yao's parents' restaurant has " the best chinese food you've ever tasted." I'm making it my mission to get there this weekend.


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