TORONTO — Kristaps Porzingis will get out of the cold Saturday after heating up in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night. With Carmelo Anthony sitting courtside, Porzingis scorched his way to a World team-high 30 points on 12-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-8 on 3-pointers despite a 157-154 loss to the USA team in the rookie-sophomore…
Zach LaVine hoisted the MVP trophy above his head, laughing along with Minnesota Timberwolves teammates Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns as he stood on the podium.
The Latest on Friday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):
The N.B.A. All-Star weekend seems to mean more to Anthony than it does to most, largely because the Knicks torpedoed their slim playoff hopes by losing 10 of their last 11 games.
This N.B.A. All-Star weekend, Anthony Davis, Draymond Green and two others will compete in the Skills Challenge, a head-to-head obstacle course that tests skills traditionally belonging to guards.
The NBA got a frosty welcome as it brought its All-Star Game north to Canada for the first time where fans and players were greeted by an Arctic blast on Friday but a forecast for plenty of heat over a party packed weekend.
Carmelo Anthony said he dreams of playing with another star player because he just can't do it all by himself.
Kristaps Porzingis was trying to soak up and enjoy every moment of the NBA All-Star Weekend experience but the Knicks' rookie also is looking forward to soaking up some sun.
Firing Derek Fisher couldn’t have helped New York’s slimming chances of landing the big fish in the free agency pond.
Carmelo Anthony remains committed to the Knicks for now even if it means passing on the opportunity to join his friend LeBron James.
It was a Latvian showcase until the final minute.