Tag "NBA All-Star Weekend"

Butler Disagrees with Notion that the Heat are Overlooked

At the All-Star break, the Miami Heat currently sit at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Despite missing key players for multiple games, and playing the most road games, the Heat have climbed at the top of the conference. How?

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Introducing Your 2019 Western Conference All-Stars

As a basketball fan, I’ve always found the NBA All-Star Weekend to be one of the more interesting times of the year. It allows me to watch the top talents of the league play without putting me in a position to seriously root for or against either team. It puts all of the league’s best players in a one-game situation where it’s the best of the best against the best of the best. It immortalizes otherwise-forgotten players such as Jason Kapono and Jeremy Evans through the Three-Point Contest and the Slam Dunk Contest. But perhaps the most important thing it does is recognize, in a semi-official capacity, who the best standout performers in the NBA are in any given season.

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