Jorge Garbajosa, Andrea Bargnani and the Raptors, along with the Celtics, Timberwolves and Grizzlies will have their training camps in Europe this fall as part of NBA Europe Live
presented by EA Sports.
This year's All Stars will be outfitted for the first time by adidas. Shop for new Las Vegas-inspired uniforms and more All-Star 2007 gear
at the NBA Store.
Eastern Conference starter Gilbert Arenas blogs a thank you
to the fans that elected him in the fourth closest race in NBA All-Star history.
Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Mary J. Blige and Wayne Newton headline a roster
of celebrity entertainers who will be appearing at various events during All-Star Weekend.
The Race to the MVP ranks the Top 20 players after Week 16.
Young Andrew Bynum learning on the job
Jordan says Bobcats will spend what it takes to win
NBA heads back to work,including Riley
Nash practices with Suns,may return to lineup Tuesday night
Amare Stoudemire's performance in the 56th NBA All-Star Game erased any questions about his knees.
Kobe Bryant had 31 points and six of the West's record 52 assists and was the game MVP. Amare Stoudemire added 29 points for the West, which quickly built a big lead and held it this time, a year after blowing a 21-point cushion in a loss in Houston.
From the blinding lights of the Las Vegas Strip, the NBA makes its next stop for the All-Star game in another city with a long history of knowing how to party: New Orleans.
Eddie Sefko of THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS writes, "It's halftime for Dirk Nowitzki. Not for a game or the season, but for his career. So much has happened since a stringy-haired 19-year-old plopped into the Mavericks' lap in the 1998 draft, courtesy of the Milwaukee Bucks, who were infatuated with a fat tire named Tractor Traylor."
Childs Walker of the THE BALTIMORE SUN writes, "Caron Butler certainly thought he'd have played his first NBA All-Star Game before today. But if Butler had fulfilled his promise earlier, the Washington Wizards might never have had a shot at acquiring the man who has become Gilbert Arenas' chief sidekick."