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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars shoots during the 2015 NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2015 All-Star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top Five Moments From The 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Here are the top five moments from this year’s game and a few that weren’t so great.

02/15/2015

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, sportscaster Ernest Johnson Jr., basketball player Kenny Smith and basketball player Charles Barkley speak onstage as Fall Out Boy takes the stage at American Express All-Star Live at Hammerstein Ballroom broadcast live on TNT to tip-off NBA All-Star 2015 on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for American Express)

Keidel: Certain Irony To Having NBA All-Star Game In New York City

There’s a certain irony to having the NBA All-Star game in New York City. For more years than we New Yorkers care to admit, both NYC and MSG have been basketball mausoleums, places where hoop dreams go to die.

02/13/2015

(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Commissioner: All-Star Rosters Could Expand In Future

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday night that the league will look at expanding All-Star rosters and the way players are selected.

97.1 The Ticket–02/04/2015

Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Team Toews jokes around with Ryan Johansen #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Team Foligno headlock during the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Nationwide Arena on January 25, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Offense Rules As Tavares Scores 4 In Team Toews’ 17-12 Win

John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game.

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck during the third period as Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes the save during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bruins defeated the Wings 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Reports: Jimmy Howard Out Two To Four Weeks With Groin Tear

Howard had been allowing an average of 2.11 goals, fourth in the league, and had been selected for the All-Star Game.

CBS Detroit–01/13/2015

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings looks towards the scoreboard during the second period of the game against the Colorado Alalanche at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jimmy Howard Is Lone Red Wings Player Selected To NHL All-Star Roster

The two teams will be determined during the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft on Friday, Jan. 23. Captains for each squad will be announced next week.

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 15: American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees bats against the National League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jeter’s Last Appearance Boosts All-Star TV Ratings

The American League’s 5-3 win Tuesday in Minneapolis averaged more than 11.3 million viewers on Fox, up from 11 million for last year’s game at the Mets’ Citi Field in New York.

97.1 The Ticket–07/17/2014

American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees is greets Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox prior to the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jeter, Trout Lead AL Over NL 5-3 In All-Star Game

Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2014

American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs to first base after his first at bat during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

All-Star Farewell: Jeter Takes Bow, Hits Double

Derek Jeter was a huge hit from the very start in his final All-Star game.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JULY 13: (L-R) Felix Hernandez #34, Robinson Cano #22, Fernando Rodney #56, and Kyle Seager #15 of the Seattle Mariners receive their Allstar jerseys prior to the game against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on July 13, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hernandez Vs Wainwright In All-Star Game

Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night’s All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

97.1 The Ticket–07/15/2014

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