NBA All Star Weekend in Toronto

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If you had the opportunity to take in one of the greatest weekends of NBA All Star action in Toronto consider yourself lucky.  Tickets were tough to come by and expensive.  Most would say they got their money’s worth with a All Star Saturday Night Verizon Dunk Off for the ages when Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine slammed and jammed into overtime with LaVine winning in a controversial ending.

In my favorite event, Splash Brother teammates, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson battled each other to the end in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest with my prediction, Klay Thompson victorious!

Lastly, it was Kobe Bryant’s final All Star Game on the Sunday event.  Kobe has been a favorite of mine for many years even if my team is the Knicks. Sad to see him go but I went through the same watching Magic, Bird, Shaq and many others wind down their illustrious careers. It also reminds me I am getting old.  Geez.

I took my family to the NBA Center Court event and snapped some pics.  I had my eyes peeled for NBA Legends but I missed a bunch or had my hands full with my kiddies so I didn’t get photos.  We watched an exhibition game, participated in games, got faces painted (not me c’mon), and bought lots of All Star gear.  Love my new jacket.

High five to the NBA for putting on an amazing weekend and I was glad it was in my city.

Kid dunking a basketball at NBA All Star weekend in Toronto

Kid dunking a basketball at NBA All Star weekend in Toronto

Exhibition basketball game at NBA All Star Weekend

Exhibition game at NBA All Star weekend in Toronto

NBA Basketball Player Seth Curry

NBA Player Seth Curry

Steph Curry and Steve Nash Coach

Steph Curry and NBA Legends coach Exhibition Basketball game

Giant Basketball signed by fans at NBA All Star weekend in Toronto

Giant Basketball signed by fans

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Philip Dos Santos of G98 Radio

Philip Dos Santos from G98 FM

kid spins basketballs

Kid spins basketballs in both hands

 

NBA Team Banners

NBA Eastern Conference team banners

Miles Brown ABC Blackish

Miles Brown TV Star shoots hoops

James Naismith statue

James Naismith statue

All Star Weekend poster

NBA Poster for NBA All Star Weekend

Kid shoots hoops JBL

Kid shoots hoops

Steve Francis NBA Legend

Former NBA Star Steve Francis

Charlie Villanueva NBA Legend

Charlie Villanueva NBA Legend

All Star weekend exhibition game

Exhibition basketball game in Toronto

NBA Legends Tracy McGrady Bruce Bowen

Tracy McGrady and Bruce Bowen NBA Legends

Me Knicks jersey

Me and my cousin Sandra

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SI the “All Starred” Photosapien

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