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Anthony Davis has come a long way as New Orleans' main attraction

Healthy and happy to be representing host New Orleans at the NBA All-Star Game, a hungry Anthony Davis has high hopes for his team and his city.

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At All-Star Weekend, it's the Year of the Feud

K.D. vs. Russ, Phil vs. Melo, Sir Charles vs. LeBron -- the list goes on and on this weekend in New Orleans, writes Mike Wise for The Undefeated.

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The 16-year-old hero the Slam Dunk Contest deserved (0:50)
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LeBron denies any rivalry between himself and Curry (0:36)
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Grading the 2017 Slam Dunk Contest

Pacers swingman Glenn Robinson III outlasted Suns rookie Derrick Jones Jr. to take the top grade in the 2017 Slam Dunk Contest.

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All-Star Saturday Night's sights and sounds (1:44)
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Robinson III wins dunk contest over Jones Jr. (2:02)
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3-Point Contest for SagerStrong Foundation (2:24)
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Live All-Star coverage from New Orleans

As NBA-All Star Weekend kicks off, ESPN reporters are all over New Orleans taking in the scene and providing dispatches from around the city.

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Is Dolan good for the NBA? (0:52)
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Abdul-Rauf a trail blazer for athletes speaking out (6:36)
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Announcer introduces Durant from OKC. It's awkward (0:20)
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The future of the NBA threw down in the Big Easy (1:02)
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Inside the NBA Rising Stars Challenge (2:29)
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Biggest buyers and sellers at NBA trade deadline

These four teams have the largest incentives to make moves at the trade deadline, either by buying big for the playoffs or selling now to build for the future.

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Former NBA first-round pick Jimmer Fredette scored 73 points in China today. And ended on the losing side. 😳 es.pn/2kBTC5e

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LeBron James will make his 13th straight start in an All-Star Game tonight, tying Bob Cousy for the longest streak in NBA history.

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ICYMI: Glenn Robinson III jumped over 3 people, including Paul George, to take dunk contest win with a perfect 50. es.pn/2kMN4fc

Announcer introduces KD from OKC, and it's awkward

Kevin Durant is introduced during a 3-point contest break from an announcer that mistakenly says that he plays for Oklahoma City instead of Golden State.

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Robinson III clinches dunk title with a 50

Glenn Robinson III uses three people as props, including Pacers teammate Paul George, as he leaps his way to the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest title, defeating Derrick Jones Jr. in the final round.

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Aaron Gordon dials up a drone dunk

Aaron Gordon, the reigning champ, collects a ball dropped from a drone before bringing it through his legs. The dunk wasn't enough, though, as Gordon was eliminated after his second dunk.

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How DJ Khaled saw DeAndre's dunk

Check out DeAndre Jordan's first dunk of the 2017 Slam Dunk Contest from DJ Khaled's point of view, where Jordan jumped over a turntable while grabbing the ball from Khaled's hand.

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