Tag Archive | 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Hawks’ Korver to replace Heat’s Wade in All-Star Game

Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Eastern Conference All-Star reserve Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 15, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The addition of Korver, the NBA leader in multiple shooting categories, […]

Rockets’ Beverley to replace Wizards’ Wall in Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will replace Washington Wizards guard John Wall in the 2015 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge during State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Feb. 14. TNT will exclusively televise the Taco Bell® Skills Challenge, which features a head-to-head, bracket-style tournament format for the first time. State Farm All-Star Saturday Night begins at […]

Nurkic to replace Adams in BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge

Denver Nuggets rookie center Jusuf Nurkic will replace injured World Team selection Steven Adams of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, Feb. 13, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The NBA’s annual showcase of premier first- and second-year players at NBA All-Star 2015 features a new format that pits first- and second-year NBA players […]

NBA All-Star Game in NY to Reach One Million Kids through the Sport of Basketball

The NBA announced on Friday that the league will reach its seasonlong goal to engage more than one million New York City youth with fun, fitness-related basketball programming across the five boroughs as part of its NBA Cares All-Star efforts. Amidst many first-time undertakings at NBA All-Star 2015, the league will host basketball and fitness […]

BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, who has won two straight Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month awards, and the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams, last season’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, highlight the list of 20 players selected to play in the new-look BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star 2015. The league’s […]

Butler, Wall headline 2015 Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Four guards from the Eastern Conference All-Star team — starters John Wall of the Washington Wizards and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors, as well as reserves Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls and Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks — and defending champion Trey Burke of the Utah Jazz will headline the 2015 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge during State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night at Barclays […]

Curry, Davis and Westbrook headline Degree Shooting Stars

NBA All-Stars Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder headline the list of participants for the 2015 Degree® Shooting Stars, taking place during State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Saturday, Feb. 14. TNT will exclusively televise the […]