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Booker to replace ailing Lillard in All-Star Game

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will take the place of injured Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard in the NBA All-Star Game and the three-point contest, league commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday.

NBA chief warns teams over ‘tanking’

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has warned that teams will face harsh punishment for deliberately losing amid a reported "tanking epidemic" in the league's lower echelons, it was reported Wednesday.

Bryant on 81-point game: Rose ‘did not guard me’

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant poked fun at Toronto Raptor Jalen Rose, one of the starting guards when he dropped his career-high 81-points. Rose interviewed Bryant during Nike's event for All-Star Weekend, and the Black Mamba…