2017 NBA All-Star Saturday Recap

Basketball Insiders recaps All-Star Saturday night from New Orleans

Alan Draper  •  15 Oct 2021
Glen Robinson III Crowned All-Star Slam Dunk Champion

Glenn Robinson III of the Indiana Pacers is the All-Star slam dunk champion. Robinson beat Derrick Jones Jr. of the Phoenix Suns in the final round of the competition Saturday night. He clinched the win with a perfect score of 50 on the final dunk of the night, going over three people for a reverse […]

Basketball Insiders  •  15 Oct 2021
Eric Gordon of Houston Wins Three-Point Contest

After drawing boos when he was introduced from the New Orleans crowd — which remembers his excitement to leave the Pelicans for the Houston Rockets in free agency last summer —  Eric Gordon turned them into cheers as the champion. Gordon’s 25-point first round was the best any player recorded all night, and though he […]

Basketball Insiders  •  15 Oct 2021
Knicks’ Porzingis Takes Home Skills Challenge Trophy

Kristaps Porzingis became the second big man to win the Skills Challenge in as many years since the NBA went to the current bracket format pitting a big man against a guard in the final. Throughout all three rounds, Porzingis showcased strong ballhandling and passing. Oddly enough, the 3-point shot was the only thing to […]

Basketball Insiders  •  15 Oct 2021
Carmelo Anthony See’s All-Star Weekend as “Therapy”

All-Star Carmelo Anthony sees this weekend in New Orleans as “therapy” and a “break” from the drama surrounding himself and the Knicks organization. Speaking with reporters Saturday, Anthony seemed generally torn about his future with the Knicks, who have talked to at least three teams in recent weeks about potential trades involving their star. Source: […]

Basketball Insiders  •  15 Oct 2021
NBA Saturday: Eric Gordon Credits D’Antoni, Teammates for his Success

Eric Gordon credits Mike D’Antoni and his teammates for his resurgence this season in Houston.

Alan Draper  •  06 Nov 2023
2017 NBA All-Star Friday Recap

Basketball Insiders recaps the opening night of NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.

Alan Draper  •  19 Oct 2021
Jamal Murray Leads Team World to Win, Win’s MVP

Jamal Murray scored 36 points and Buddy Hield, a New Orleans Pelicans rookie, added 28 to the delight of the locals as the World squad beat the U.S. 150-141 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge. The game featuring top rookies and second-year pros is the main event on the first night of NBA […]

Basketball Insiders  •  15 Oct 2021
NBA PM: Top All-Star Moments

With All-Star Weekend upon us, we look at back at the best All-Star moments of all time.

Alan Draper  •  15 Oct 2021