Lasry had big expectations to live up to following his very solid performance last year in New Orleans as his nine points played an integral part in his squad, Team East, crushing Team West 88-58 on the opening of last year's All-Star weekend. The Cavs defeated the Thunder 120-112 in their final game before the All-Star break. However after the first ten minutes, you will need to sign in with your U.S. cable provider - whoever that may be.
Another intriguing subplot in the Team LeBron roster: Paul George. While the reason seems good enough, most of the stars themselves (like LeBron James), were all for the draft being televised. However, Love, Cousins, Porzingis and Wall will all miss due to injuries.
But here's the rub: James' replacement players - Paul George, Andre Drummond, Goran Dragic and Kemba Walker - are all quite talented, and the National Basketball Association has sweetened the pot.
Nearly everything at the NBA All-Stars match being held over the weekend in Los Angeles this year is much the same like in previous editions, but there's one aspect that is radically different.
Once you have set up your account (which can be a 7-day free trial) and established your Sling TV account using a VPN, you will be able to watch the NBA All-Star game in its entirety. Detroit, Charlotte and Miami are only represented because their players filled injury roster spots. Curry designed his team around shooters and length.
Guard Lou Williams will compete in the three-point contest and recently acquired forward Tobias Harris in the skills challenge.
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In the age of reality TV, an All-Star draft led by its two biggest superstars seems flawless for prime-time. With the new incentive of a $100,000 per player purse and this new draft format, I see an increase of product on the court.
Where Team LeBron looks as though it could explode due to competitive tensions of former teammates, Team Stephen is striking for the harmonious balance of its relationships.
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