The NBA All-Star Weekend is a celebration of the best that professional basketball has to offer. But the actual All-Star Game doesn’t really resemble pro basketball—or at least the kind seen during the regular season.
By now, you know what to expect in the All-Star Game. There are more points, more dunks and more 3-pointers. Defense isn’t a priority—no one blocked a shot in last year’s game. Some of the rules of basketball are also seemingly ignored. Since the 2009 All-Star Game, there hasn’t been a single player...
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