Los Angeles, the unofficial NBA capital this season, will be prominently featured during the 2020 All-Star game in Chicago, with James, Davis and Leonard elected as starters Thursday and with.
The 69th NBA All-Star Game featured notable changes at the United Center in Chicago, highlighted by the two teams -- Team LeBron and Team Giannis -- racing to the wire toward the target score.
In the 2020 All-Star Game, the NBA took the rule and expanded it to encompass the entire fourth quarter. After three quarters, Team Giannis led Team LeBron 133-124. The league added 24 — in honor of Kobe Bryant — to 133 to set a target score of 157, and both teams played until the mark was reached. The rule change led to an exciting, competitive fourth quarter that was praised by players.
The All-Star Game for any major sport is rarely anything special. That is usually the case for the NBA, but the league will shake things up with a format that will pay tribute to the late Kobe Bryant.
The NBA has paid tribute to the late Kobe Bryant at the annual All-Star Game in Chicago, with a jam-packed United Centre falling silent for eight seconds as a mark of respect for the basketball great.
Wizards' Davis Bertans selected for 2020 NBA All-Star 3-point contest. Along the way in that 23-game burst, Beal raised his season scoring average from 27.2 points per game to 30.5, placing him second in the NBA and only behind James Harden. Beal is only 1.2 points away setting the franchise's single-season record, held by Walt Bellamy who averaged 31.6 in 1961-62, the first year of the.
Lillard, who ranks fourth in the NBA in scoring (29.5 ppg), will miss the 2020 NBA All-Star Game after suffering a groin strain in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Feb. 12.
CHICAGO — If ever there was a doubt that Rudy Gobert belonged on an NBA All-Star team, that doubt was dashed away and forgotten on Sunday night. Amid the big names and plethora of talent jammed onto the All-Star team rosters, the Utah Jazz center shined like a diamond in the rough in his All-Star debut, scoring 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting to go with 11 rebounds, two assists and a block.