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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14:  Zach LaVine #8 of the Minnesota Timberwolves poses with the trophy after winning the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest as part of the 2015 NBA Allstar Weekend at Barclays Center on February 14, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WATCH: Steph Curry, Zach LaVine Put On A Show At NBA All-Star Saturday Night

LaVine, the 19-year-old Timberwolves rookie, scored a perfect 100 in the opening round highlighted by a threw-the-legs, one-handed reverse slam on his first attempt.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2015

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

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How Would NBA Players Fare On Tinder During All-Star Weekend? [VIDEO]

Tinder might the best or the worst thing that has happened to the dating scene, especially if you are a professional athlete.

97.1 The Ticket–02/10/2015

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 9: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stands on the court during a game against the Denver Nuggets on February 9, 2015 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA’s Top ‘Stop And Watch’ Players

In the past three weeks we’ve seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call “Stop and Watch games.” As in stop what you’re doing right now and get to a television immediately.

02/10/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 9: K.J. McDaniels #14 of the Philadelphia 76ers goes up for the dunk against the Golden State Warriors at Wells Fargo Center on February 9, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

76ers’ K.J. McDaniels Has Dunk Contest Worthy Slam Against Warriors [VIDEO]

The field for the NBA Dunk Contest this weekend is already set, and it does not include K.J. McDaniels of the Philadelphia 76ers.

97.1 The Ticket–02/09/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

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Expanded All-Star Break Presents New Challenges This Season

The All-Star break is almost here.

97.1 The Ticket–02/09/2015

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks over a KIA during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. (Photo by Evan Gole/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Top Five Events During NBA All-Star Weekend

In just over a week the biggest stars in the basketball world will begin to converge on the New York area for the NBA All-Star weekend.

02/09/2015

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 6:  Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons goes up for a shot against the Denver Nuggets on February 6, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan.(Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Monroe, Pistons Breeze To 98-88 Win Over Nuggets

Monroe and Drummond came into the game as the only two teammates in the NBA averaging double-doubles.

97.1 The Ticket–02/06/2015

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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

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