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2004 All-Star Weekend

 


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/ Feb. 7, 2005

A glance at what happened in Los Angeles for the 2004 NBA All-Star Weekend:

All-Star Interviews  

About weekend in general
Kobe Bryant
Ray Allen
Shaquille O'Neal
Allen Iverson
Sam Cassell
Michael Redd

After Rookie Challenge game
LeBron James
Amare Stoudemire

After Slam Dunk Contest
Fred Jones and Jason Richardson

Photos
Friday photos (new window)
Saturday photos (new window)

 

2004 ALL-STAR FRIDAY / Feb. 13

See InsideHoops.com recap of NBA Celebrity game.

Amare Stoudemire dominated Rookie Challenge game, leading Sophomores to big 142-118 win. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony dazzled fans for the rookie team.

2004 NBA Rookie Challenge: AP recap | Box score (other site).

LeBron James postgame interview.
Amare Stoudemire postgame interview.

The Rookie Challenge, 9 p.m. EST on TNT television, Rogers Sportsnet television and ESPN Radio, features top NBA rookies vs. top sophomores.

ROOKIE TEAM ROSTER
Rookies Team Pos. Ht. Wt. School/Country
Carmelo Anthony Denver F 6-8 230 Syracuse
Chris Bosh Toronto F 6-10 225 Georgia Tech
Udonis Haslem Miami F 6-8 230 Florida
Jarvis Hayes Washington G/F 6-7 220 Georgia
Kirk Hinrich Chicago G 6-3 186 Kansas
Josh Howard Dallas F 6-5 210 Wake Forest
LeBron James Cleveland F 6-8 258 St. Vincent-St. Mary HS
Chris Kaman L.A. Clippers C 7-0 268 Central Michigan
Dwyane Wade Miami G 6-4 212 Marquette

SOPHOMORE TEAM ROSTER
Sophomores Team Pos. Ht. Wt. School/Country
Carlos Boozer Cleveland F 6-8 258 Duke
Mike Dunleavy Golden State F 6-8 230 Duke
Manu Ginobili San Antonio F 6-6 210 Argentina
Marko Jaric L.A. Clippers G 6-7 217 Serbia-Montenegro
Ronald Murray Seattle G 6-3 197 Shaw
Nene Denver F 6-11 260 Brazil
Tayshaun Prince Detroit F 6-9 215 Kentucky
Amare Stoudemire Phoenix F 6-10 245 Cypress Creek HS
Yao Ming Houston C 7-5 296 China

ALL-STAR SATURDAY / Feb. 14, 8 p.m. ET

NBA All-Star weekend Saturday is on TNT and Rogers Sportsnet television.

See recap of NBA All-Star Saturday events.

1) Shooting Stars (new event: four teams of an NBA player, WNBA player and NBA legend in a timed one round shooting event. )

DETROIT: Chauncey Billups (Pistons), Cheryl Ford (Shock), John Salley (Pistons) - (Ret.)

L.A. CLIPPERS: Marko Jaric (Clippers), Nikki Teasley (Sparks), Terry Cummings (Clippers)-(Ret.)

L.A. LAKERS: Derek Fisher (Lakers), Lisa Leslie (Sparks), Magic Johnson (Lakers) (Ret.)

SAN ANTONIO: Emanuel Ginobili (Spurs), Jennifer Azzi (Silver Stars) (Ret.), Steve Kerr (Spurs) (Ret.)

WINNER: LA Lakers team.

2) Skills Challenge (four NBA players running through a timed obstacle course that will include dribbling, passing and shooting stations. This is the second year this competition will be held. Jason Kidd won last year.)

Earl Boykins, Denver Nuggets G 5’5” 133
Baron Davis, New Orleans Hornets G 6’3” 223
Stephon Marbury, New York Knicks G 6’2” 205
Gary Payton, Los Angeles Lakers G 6’4” 180

WINNER: Baron Davis

3) Three-Point Shootout
(Six of the NBA’s top long distance shooters in a two-round competition. Stojakovic won last year.)

The 2004 three-point shooters:

Peja Stojakovic
(Sacramento)
Brent Barry
(Seattle)
Chauncey Billups
(Detroit)
Voshon Lenard
(Denver)
Rashard Lewis
(Seattle)
Cuttino Mobley
(Houston)

WINNER: Voshon Lenard. Runner-up: Peja Stojakovic

4) Slam Dunk competition
(Four of the league’s youngest high-flyers in a two-round competition.)

Jason Richardson (G.State) Fred Jones (Indiana)
Ricky Davis (Boston) Chris Anderson (Denver)

WINNER: Fred Jones. Runner-up: Jason Richardson

See recap of NBA All-Star Saturday events.

ALL-STAR SUNDAY / Feb. 15, 8 p.m. ET

NBA All-Star Weekend Sunday is on TNT television and Rogers Sportsnet television.

The All-Star game. See final fan voting results for the starters.

Complete 2004 All-Star teams - Fans chose the starters. NBA coaches chose the reserves.

EAST STARTERS: A.Iverson, T.McGrady, V.Carter, J.O'Neal, B.Wallace
Coach: Rick Carlisle (Indiana)

EAST BENCH: B.Davis, J.Kidd, M.Redd, P.Pierce, V.Carter, K.Martin, J.Magloire

WEST STARTERS: K.Bryant, S.Francis, K.Garnett, T.Duncan, Y ao Ming
Coach: Flip Saunders (Minnesota)

WEST BENCH: S.Cassell, R.Allen, P.Stojakovic, A.Kirilenko, D.Nowitzki, B.Miller, S.O'Neal

The West won the 2004 NBA All-Star game by a score of 136-132.

Shaq won MVP for the game.

See final 2004 All-Star game notes and box score.







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