bobalou Posts:4886 Followers:142
On 02/23/2012 09:28 AM in NBA

All star break time

Wow with the shortened season it doesn't seem like it should be time for all star weekend already

I've been treading water with about a 45% win rate so far. Not good! I sure Hope that I can improve on that after the break!

Anyway for those who are interested here are the players for the game:



NO. PLAYER (TEAM) POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE FROM
7 * Carmelo Anthony (New York) F 6-8 230 05/29/84 Syracuse
6 * LeBron James (Miami) F 6-8 250 12/30/84 St. Vincent-St. Mary HS (OH)
1 * Derrick Rose (Chicago) G 6-3 190 10/04/88 Memphis
3 * Dwyane Wade (Miami) G 6-4 220 01/17/82 Marquette
12 * Dwight Howard (Orlando) C 6-11 265 12/08/85 SW Atlanta Christian Academy (GA)
1 Chris Bosh (Miami) F 6-11 235 03/24/84 Georgia Tech
9 # Luol Deng (Chicago) F 6-9 220 04/16/85 Duke
55 # Roy Hibbert (Indiana) C 7-2 260 12/11/86 Georgetown
9 # Andre Iguodala (Philadelphia) F-G 6-6 207 01/08/84 Arizona
55 Joe Johnson (Atlanta) G 6-7 240 06/29/81 Arkansas
34 Paul Pierce (Boston) F 6-7 235 10/13/77 Kansas
8 Deron Williams (New Jersey) G 6-3 209 06/26/84 Illinois
Head Coach: Tom Thibodeau (Chicago)

NO. PLAYER (TEAM) POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE FROM
35 * Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City) F 6-9 235 09/29/88 Texas
32 * Blake Griffin (L.A. Clippers) F 6-10 251 03/16/89 Oklahoma
24 * Kobe Bryant (L.A. Lakers) G 6-6 205 08/23/78 Lower Merion HS (PA)
3 * Chris Paul (L.A. Clippers) G 6-0 175 05/06/85 Wake Forest
17 * # Andrew Bynum (L.A. Lakers) C 7-0 285 10/27/87 St. Joseph HS (NJ)
12 # LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland) F 6-11 240 07/19/85 Texas
33 # Marc Gasol (Memphis) C 7-1 265 01/29/85 Barcelona, Spain
42 Kevin Love (Minnesota) F-C 6-10 260 09/07/88 UCLA
13 Steve Nash (Phoenix) G 6-3 178 02/07/74 Santa Clara
41 Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) F 7-0 245 06/19/78 Wurzburg, Germany
9 Tony Parker (San Antonio) G 6-2 185 05/17/82 Paris, France
0 Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City) G 6-3 187 11/12/88 UCLA
Head Coach: Scott Brooks (Oklahoma City)

Women are Angels.
And when someone breaks our wings, we simply continue to fly...
Usually on a broomstick but we're flexible like that
bobalou Posts:4886 Followers:142
02/23/2012 09:35 AM

As for the test of he weekend:

Foot Locker Three-Point Contest
When: Feb. 25, 8:30 p.m. ET (3rd event)
Where: Amway Center
TV: All-Star Saturday Night coverage starts at 8 p.m. ET on TNT
• Durant to take Johnson's place in Three-Point Contest
Reigning champion James Jones of the Miami Heat will defend his title in this year's Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Amway Center in Orlando as part of NBA All-Star Saturday Night. Rounding out the field are Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ryan Anderson of the hometown Orlando Magic, Anthony Morrow of the New Jersey Nets, and Mario Chalmers of the Heat. The Hawks' Joe Johnson was scheduled to compete, but will now miss due to a knee injury. Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant will compete in his place.
The 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk | #SpriteSlam will have a NEW FORMAT this year - read on:

When: Feb. 25, 8:30 p.m. ET (4th event)
Where: Amway Center
TV: All-Star Saturday Night coverage starts at 8 p.m. ET on TNT
• NBA.com/dunk
• Jazz's Evans to replace Knicks' Shumpert
The 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk in Orlando will feature a series of firsts, including four first-time participants, a new single-round format in which the winner will be chosen solely by fan vote, and the introduction of fan voting via Twitter.
The four players who will vie for the Sprite Slam Dunk championship on Feb. 25, at Amway Center in Orlando (TNT, 8 p.m. ET) include the Houston Rockets' Chase Budinger, the Indiana Pacers' Paul George, the Utah Jazz's Jeremy Evans, and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams.
Evans is replacing Knicks guard Iman Shumpert (Left patella tendinitis).
A new format will be implemented for the 2012 competition. The contest will consist of only one round and each competitor will execute three dunks. Fan voting will open after all four players have completed their first dunk. Previously, the Sprite Slam Dunk contest consisted of two rounds, with the first round scored by a panel of judges which determined two finalists.

Women are Angels.
And when someone breaks our wings, we simply continue to fly...
Usually on a broomstick but we're flexible like that
bobalou Posts:4886 Followers:142
02/23/2012 09:36 AM

I think I like the sound of the new format for the slam dunk! How about you guys

Women are Angels.
And when someone breaks our wings, we simply continue to fly...
Usually on a broomstick but we're flexible like that
aakj Posts:2446 Followers:15
02/23/2012 11:20 AM

dunk contest format maybe better,
going with george from ind