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TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):
It's Kobe's world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend
TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in andarin.
Bosh out of NBA All-Star Game due to calf injury
TORONTO (AP) — Chris Bosh's All-Star participation for this year is over, before he ever took the floor in the city where his career began.
Steph Curry returns to Toronto at the height of his powers
TORONTO (AP) — When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.
Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame
TORONTO (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Silver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto 'a homecoming'
TORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league's history in Toronto.
NBA All-Star weekend highlights Canada's growing hoops love
TORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn't the only currency that he needed to exchange.
Kobe's last, Toronto's 1st as NBA All-Star goes outside US
TORONTO (AP) — Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful.
NBA All-Star MVP voting to include use of player emojis
TORONTO (AP) — Voting for the NBA All-Star Game MVP will include Twitter — using emojis.
Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take next step to Hall of Fame
TORONTO (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal should be a lock. Yao Ming and Allen Iverson could join him.
Robert Horry says Steph tops Kobe in his prime
With Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry in the midst of one of the greatest offensive seasons ever, it's understandable that his performance has brought about a myriad of historical comparisons.
Shaq wishes he had a farewell tour like Kobe is getting
Shaquille O'Neal has watched former teammate Kobe Bryant's farewell tour this season from afar. And even though Bryant hasn't been the consistently dynamic player he once was while playing for a Los Angeles Lakers team that is losing games by the bucketful, O'Neal couldn't help but be a little envius of the way Bryant has been able to say goodbye.
Thunder hold moment of silence for assistant Williams' wife
The Oklahoma City Thunder held a moment of silence for assistant coach Monty Williams' wife before their game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night, a day after she died following a car crash.
Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward's pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand.
Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis gets interim job
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1 1/2 seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else.
- Steph Curry remembers his Toronto roots
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