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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

John Wall of the Washington Wizards receives All-Star jersey

John Wall to Skip NBA’s Skills Challenge During All-Star Weekend

John Wall will skip the NBA Skills Challenge as part of All-Star weekend festivities. He’ll be replaced in the event by Houston’s Patrick Beverley.

02/10/2015

American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees acknowledges the crowd after being pulled in the fourth inning during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Pays Tribute to Baseball in Final All-Star Appearance (Video)

As Derek Jeter’s farewell tour made its final All-Star stop in Minnesota, and baseball paid tribute to one of its greatest stars, Jeter paid tribute back to the game of baseball.

07/16/2014

Pitcher Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 2, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Why Tyler Clippard of the Nationals is a Two-Time All-Star

Let’s go inside the numbers and explore why Tyler Clippard should be an All-Star, whether by injury replacement or otherwise.

07/15/2014

Pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on July 12, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pa. (credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Should Major League Baseball Lower Mound With Hitting Down?

Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

07/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

Yoenis Cespedes will defend his Home Run Derby crown in a new format. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Home Run Derby Participants

A list of the 10 sluggers participating in the Home Run Derby.

07/14/2014

Jordan Zimmermann was the only Washington Nationals player to have been extended an All-Star invitation. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals All-Star Tally: One, Maybe Two

As of now, the Nationals have just one player representing them at the All-Star Game. But a second player could be the final NL representative to be voted in.

07/07/2014

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