2008 NBA All-Star Weekend
January 1, 2008
On February 17, Steve Nash and Amaré Stoudemire represented the Suns in the 2008 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans.
Regardless of what happens in the midseason classic, STAT knows he has a lot to look forward to in the second half of the season.
Prior to tip-off, Phoenix's other All-Star, Steve Nash, poses for a quick photo with actor Jet Li.
Stars like Steve Nash were ready on Sunday night for the 2008 All-Star Game in New Orleans.
Steve Nash defends against Chauncy Billups.
State Nash and Dirk Nowitzki talk during a time out.
Steve Nash enjoys the moment with a fan.
Steve Nash says a few words to the fans at halftime in New Orleans.
Nash then got back to action and finished the game with eight points and six assists.
With Kobe Bryant ailing an injured pinky finger, Nash saw an increase in minutes.
Stoudemire was a strong candidate for All-Star MVP, finishing the affair with 18 points and five rebounds.
The man some call STATman shows no fear as he soars over Superman for two.
Stoudemire provided one of the highlights of the NBA All-Star Game with a monster dunk over Dwight Howard.
Amare against Chris Bosh
Nash debuted his new Nike Trash Talk shoes, made of recycled and environmentally friendly materials.
Music artist Ludacris talks to the media on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Actor Terry Crews talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Actor Jet Li talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Former NBA great Karl Malone talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Music producer Jimmy Jam talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Music producer Michael Bivens talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Former NFL great Deion Sanders talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Former Spur David Robinson talks to the media on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Alyssa Milano talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Actress Gabrielle Union talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
Actor Chris Tucker talks to Suns.com TV on the red carpet before the All-Star Game.
People walk along the water in the French Quarter.
These two musicians played some sweet tunes near Cafe` Du Mond.
A street performer entertains the crowd in the French Quarter.
The French Quarter expands all of the way to the water.
A crowd gathers to watch street performers at Jackson Square.
A band plays some jazz at Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
The Suns' Jamie Morris and Cassidy Kersten aid at an NBA Cares and Habitat for Humanity event.
Jackson Square is filled with artists and musicians.
Jackson Square was the site of many street performers.
Cafe` Du Mond is known for its tasty beignets.
Bourbon St. was the one of the many attractions New Orleans had to offer.
Eddie Johnson, Cappie Pondexter, and Amare Stoudemire get ready for the NBA Shooting Stars Competition.
Cappie Pondexter, Amare Stoudemire, and Eddie Johnson competed in the Haier Shooting Stars competition.
Eddie Johnson prepares to shoot in the Shooting Stars competition.
Amare Stoudemire shoots during the Shooting Stars competition.
The two-time MVP then partook in the 2008 Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout.
Steve Nash prior to Three-Point Shootout.
Steve Nash with the other three-point shooters.
Nash attempts to do what he's done all season from downtown.
Steve Nash with Threee-Point bonus shot.
Steve Nash talks to Bill Russell.
On Saturday afternoon, the All-Stars enjoyed a light practice in New Orleans.
Steve Nash makes a pass during practice.
Steve Nash attempts a shot from way downtown.
Stve Nash tries from half-court during the West practice.
STAT also gives it a try from midcourt.
Steve Nash meets with members of the media.
Steve Nash and Joe Johnson leaving the floor.
Steve Nash chats with former Mavericks teammate Dirk Nowitzki.
Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitski leaving practice.
Steve Nash and Jason Kidd in the Western Conference locker room.
Amare Stoudemire and Kobe Bryant in locker room.
Steve Nash relaxes after practice.
Amare Stoudemire and fellow All-Star big man Yao Ming exit practice.
Steve Nash meets the media during Saturday's All-Star festivities.
On Saturday night, Suns All-Star Amare Stoudemire also took on the role of fan during the Slam Dunk Competition.
Steve Nash talks with Jason Kidd.
Former Phoenix Mercury favorite Kayte Chrsitensen participaties in the NBA Cares Day of Service
Amare Stoudemire at All-Star Weekend.
Amare Stourdemire watches the Celebrity Game.
Diana Taurasi at NBA Cares Day of Service
Amare Stoudemire meets the media.
Amare Stoudemire arrives to watch the Skills Challenge.
Cappie Pondexter with Jam Session group.
STAT gets ready for practice Saturday.
The convention center was abuzz Saturday.
The East gets together for practice Saturday.
The people came out for Jam Session on Saturday.
The East wrap up practice in the convention center.
The Suns' Steve Nash visits with the Suns' Chris Montgomery, who acted as stage manager for Saturday's practice.
Steve gets interviewed at media availability during Saturday's All-Star practice.
Nash warms up at practice Saturday.
The West's All-Stars mingle before being introduced at Saturday's team practice.
Stoudemire gets interviewed at media availability during All-Star Weekend.
STAT shows off the sweater for the press.
Denver's Carmelo Anthony gets interviewed at media availability during All-Star Weekend.
The Hornets' Chris Paul gets interviewed at media availability during All-Star Weekend.
The Heat's Dwyane Wade gets interviewed at media availability during All-Star Weekend.
NBA legend David Robinson gets interviewed at media availability during All-Star Weekend.
Habitat for Humanity worked despite the rain.
STAT headed out to help rebuild this house.
The Nets' Jason Kidd answers questions about where he'll be playing soon.
Former Sun Joe Johnson gets interviewed at media availability during All-Star Weekend.
The Cavs' LeBron James gets interviewed at media availability during All-Star Weekend.
Stoudemire was eager to help Habitat for Humanity.
Chris Paul and STAT build a wall.
Chris Paul, Gerald Green and STAT team up to help NBA Cares.
STAT goes to work on Friday.
STAT goes to work on a house for Habitat for Humanity.
STAT puts the hammer down at an NBA Cares event.
STAT and the Hornets' Chris Paul help out at an NBA Cares event.
Jordin Sparks performed at T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam
Steve Nash at his portrait session on Friday.
Shaquille O'Neal at the Celebrity Game.
A jazz band welcomes passengers at the baggage claim at the airport.