Best moments from Friday at NBA All-Star Weekend

Kristopher Nichols
February 18, 2018

Quavo was named MVP after scoring a game-high 19 points to lead Team Clippers to a 75-66 win over Team Lakers in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday.

On Jan. 25, Lebron James and Steph Curry became the first National Basketball Association players to select their own All-Star teams in a draft format. "Even among the greatest, to be the last picked among the greatest may be slightly embarrassing to some of the players". The Cavs defeated the Thunder 120-112 in their final game before the All-Star break.

The game also has plenty of subplots worthy of attention, a few of which revolve around James, aka "The King".

Picture this: LeBron James and Steph Curry are NBA All-Star Game team captains. Some writers have suggested to make the game have incentive such as playing for charity or, for some advantage later on in the season, Those talks haven't been met with much traction, but Silver made the executive move to double the prize of each players on the winning team from $50,000 to $100,000. However after the first ten minutes, you will need to sign in with your United States cable provider - whoever that may be. "Team LeBron is not cursed". DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Love, John Wall and Kristaps Porzingis all were forced to pull out. I was like, "What the hell is going on with my team?' But the guys that we got coming in. we've got Kemba (Walker), we've got Goran (Dragic), Paul George, and we've got Andre Drummond - the big fella", 20 and 20. He also had five rebounds and three assists in 36 minutes. Despite all of the injuries, Team Lebron still has more star power than Team Curry.

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On Saturday there will be the Slam Dunk and three point contests while Sunday is the big finale with the actual NBA All Star game.

As you can see, this year's Rising Stars game is loaded with talent, so it should be a good one.

The time when conference rivals like Isiah Thomas, Michael Jordan, and Larry Bird teamed up against the likes of Magic Johnson, Karl Malone, and Hakeem Olajuwon some 30 years ago are gone.

Quavo didn't get through the game without a couple of bumps, though, and he accidentally knocked Rachel DeMita to the floor with an aggressive block. Quavo of Migos took home the coveted MVP trophy at the end of the night.

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