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CHARLOTTE, N.C | McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael McDowell was still digesting his fifth-place finish at the Daytona 500 when Joey Logano appeared at the front of his car, angrily pointing at the Ford logo. He was questioning McDowell’s loyalty to the brand. “He shows up pointing at the Ford emblem, pushing on the Ford, making his point … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Catching lobs from Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after making a stepback 3-pointer late, he stared down Joel Embiid to send a message without saying a word. Oh, this mattered to James — and Team LeBron as … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, wins All-Star game 178-164

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10:55 p.m. Kevin Durant had 31 points and seven rebounds, LeBron James added 19 points and Team LeBron overcame a big game from Giannis Antetokounmpo to defeat Team Giannis 178-164 on Sunday night in the All-Star game. Team LeBron trailed by 18 points … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, wins All-Star game 178-164

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, takes lead in All-Star game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10:30 p.m. Dwyane Wade’s alley-oop dunk off a pass from former Heat teammate LeBron James has helped Team LeBron rally to take a 132-131 lead over Team Giannis after the third quarter in the NBA All-Star Game. Wade, playing in his final All-Star … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team LeBron rallies, takes lead in All-Star game

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Third quarter of All-Star game gets underway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 10 p.m. The third quarter of the All-Star game has begun after a halftime show by rapper J. Cole. Cole who wore a Hornets jacket and jeans, started his show atop a glass platform, opening with “Middle Child.” He launched into “A lot” … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Third quarter of All-Star game gets underway

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team Giannis flirts with 100-point first half

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 9:30 p.m. Giannis Antetokounmpo has 20 points —most of those coming on dunks— to lead all scorers as his team leads Team LeBron 95-82 at halftime of Sunday night’s All-Star game. Bucks teammate Kris Middleton has five 3-pointers and 17 points, while Paul … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Team Giannis flirts with 100-point first half

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Giannis gets off to fast start in All-Star game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on All-Star Weekend. (all times local) 8:50 p.m. The All-Star game has begun with the feel of a Giannis Antetokounmpo dunk fest. Antetokounmpo has 14 points on five dunks and Team Giannis is leading midway through the first quarter. The Milwaukee Bucks forward even tried to dunk by purposely … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Giannis gets off to fast start in All-Star game

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston’s Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City‘s Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O’Neal to help win his trophy. And Brooklyn’s Joe Harris made all the shots at all the right times to deny Golden State’s Stephen Curry a storybook ending in his hometown. Say this for All-Star Saturday … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday