2011 All-Star Central

All-Star Saturday Night

JaVale McGee got a 50 with his 2-basket dunk and received a 49 with his 3-ball dunk, but he fell short in the Finals to Blake Griffin. John Wall came in fourth place in the Skills Challenge. McGee Dunk Photos | McGee Interview | Wall on McGee's Performance | Pam McGee on Her Role | Wall on Skills Challenge | Photos: Skills Challenge | All-Star Central

Wall Wins Rookie Challenge MVP

John Wall was named Rookie Challenge MVP after setting a Rookie Challenge game record, dishing out 22 assists. The Rookies knocked off the Sophomores 148-140. More: Game Info | Video: Wall's Bounce Pass Alley-oop | Video: Cousins to Wall | Rookie Challenge Photos

A Busy Friday For Wall

On Friday, John Wall began his day with media interviews, had practice and went to the NBA Cares Day of Service. Wall also participated in Friday night's Rookie Challenge where he won MVP. Friday Coverage: Photos: Rookie Practice | Photos: Wall at Day of Service | Wall Saturday Night Picks

Live From Los Angeles

On Thursday, John Wall and JaVale McGee arrived in LA and went through the All-Star interview and photo circuit. For live coverage throughout the weekend follow the Wizards on Facebook and Twitter. More: Wilbon on Wall | Howard's Message to McGee | Michael Lee's Picks | Sager on Sunday's Suit | Player Circuit Photos

Wall to Compete in Taco Bell® Skills Challenge

The NBA announced that Wizards Guard John Wall has been selected to compete in the Taco Bell® Skills Challenge as part of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend festivities. Wall will be up against Golden State's Stephen Curry, Chicago's Derrick Rose, Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and New Orleans’ Chris Paul during the contest on All-Star Saturday Night.

Wizards Favorite Dunks

On Saturday, JaVale McGee will represent the Washington Wizards in the 2011 Slam Dunk Contest. We asked his teammates what dunk or dunk contest they remember from when they were growing up. While we asked most of his teammates, they all seemed to come back with the same answer, click here to check out what it was.

All-Star Media Challenge

On Friday, over 20 members of the Washington media fought for prizes by competing in a skills challenge, and a trampoline dunk contest. The tables were turned as Wizards All-Star Weekend performers JaVale McGee and John Wall watched the DC media hoop it up. Photo Gallery | Wizards Minute Discusses the Media All-Star Challenge

All-Star Weekend Plans

Trevor Booker, Nick Young and JaVale McGee talk about what their plans are for All-Star weekend.

McGee's Top 5 Dunks

JaVale McGee sat down with CSNwashington.com to discuss and break down his best five dunks of the season.

Wall to Play In Rookie Challenge

It was announced by the National Basketball Association that Wizards rookie point guard John Wall has been selected to play in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge on Friday, February 18th at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles as part of the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend. More: Vote Wall Into NBA All-Star's Skills Challenge

McGee to Represent Washington in Sprite Slam Dunk Contest

It was announced today by the NBA that Wizards Center JaVale McGee will be one of four participants in the Sprite Slam Dunk contest, to be held on Saturday night, February 19th, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA as part of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend. Vote For Your Favorite McGee Dunk | Photos: JaVale McGee Dunks


Follow John Wall, JaVale McGee and the All-Star action on the Wizards Facebook and Twitter as Andrew Rosen of WashingtonWizards.com brings you all the excitement and live coverage from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

  • Friday, February 18 at 9pm ET (TNT):
    Rookie Challenge (John Wall)
  • Saturday, February 19th at 8pm ET (TNT):
    Skills Challenge (John Wall) and Slam Dunk Contest (JaVale McGee)
  • Sunday, February 20th at 8pm ET (TNT): All-Star Game

Player Height/Weight Team
JaVale McGee 7-0, 252 lbs. Washington Wizards
DeMar DeRozan 6-7, 220 lbs. Toronto Raptors
Blake Griffin 6-10, 251 lbs. Los Angeles Clippers
Serge Ibaka 6-10, 235 lbs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Player Height/Weight Team
John Wall 6-4, 195 lbs Washington Wizards
Chris Paul 6-0, 175 lbs. New Orleans Hornets
Stephen Curry 6-3, 185 lbs. Golden State Warriors
Derrick Rose 6-3, 190 lbs. Chicago Bulls
Russell Westbrook 6-3, 187 lbs. Oklahoma City Thunder

John Wall Rookie Washington Wizards
Eric Bledsoe Rookie Los Angeles Clippers
DeMarcus Cousins Rookie Sacramento Kings
Derrick Favors Rookie New Jersey Nets
Landry Fields Rookie New York Knicks
Wesley Johnson Rookie Minnesota Timberwolves
Greg Monroe Rookie Detroit Pistons
Gary Neal Rookie San Antonio Spurs
Blake Griffin Rookie Los Angeles Clippers
DeJuan Blair Sophomore San Antonio Spurs
DeMar DeRozan Sophomore Toronto Raptors
Stephen Curry Sophomore Golden State Warriors
Tyreke Evans Sophomore Sacramento Kings
Taj Gibson Sophomore Chicago Bulls
Jrue Holiday Sophomore Philadelphia 76ers
Serge Ibaka Sophomore Oklahoma City Thunder
Brandon Jennings Sophomore Milwaukee Bucks
Wesley Matthews Sophomore Portland Trail Blazers