NBA All-Star Game
The last All-Star game in Houston was a glimpse of what Miami Heat games would become. LeBron James scored 29 points and was the MVP. Dwyane Wade added 20 and made the go-ahead basket to cap a huge comeback, and the Eastern Conference beat the West 122-120 in 2006.
Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
The trio of Miami’s Chris Bosh, WNBA star Swin Cash and Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins won the Shooting Stars competition that kicked off All-Star Saturday night in Houston.
When the NBA All-Star game tips off this Sunday, it’s going to look a lot like a Miami Heat game. That’s because as of Friday, the Heat have three players in the starting lineup for the Eastern Conference.
Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has been named head coach of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star team.
The release of new “galactic-themed” Nike sneakers caused a near riot in Orlando but all has remained calm in South Florida.
It’s a foregone conclusion that each time the NBA All-Star ballot comes out, the Miami Heat’s Big Three will be on it. This year they’re joined by another Heat player on the ballot, Joel Anthony.