(Dwyane) Wade has long appreciated, and been compared against, Bryant and is excited to be part of his final All-Star Game when the players gather here in Toronto on Feb. 14.
“For this generation, Kobe (Bryant) is our Michael Jordan and he deserves to be celebrated,” Wade said. “With one of our game’s greats and this being his last year, I think everyone would like to be part of it.”
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN