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Here were Ja Morant’s best moments in the 2022 NBA All-Star Game

CLEVELAND — Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant debuted as a starter in the All-Star Game on Sunday and was the second-to-last starter introduced. He received one of the loudest introductions among players on Team Durant.

He didn’t waste much time sending the crowd into ooos and ahhs with two of the best dunks in the first half.

The target score was set at 163 as Team LeBron traded baskets with Team Durant. A LeBron James fadeaway gave Team LeBron a 163-160 win at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

Morant didn’t play much in the second half. He finished with six points and three assists in 18 minutes. The minute total ranked seventh on Team LeBron. He had an off-the-glass assist to Joel Embiid to go with his two dunks that had him buzzing on social media.

“Pretty much just enjoy the moment and have fun,” Morant said of his mentality. “I wasn’t

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Wild stats from Steph Curry’s monster NBA All-Star Game performance

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Wild stats from Steph’s All-Star Game MVP performance originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Surrounded by the NBA’s best, Steph Curry still found a way to stun and dazzle his way into another record-breaking night.

Scoring 50 points and draining a record 16 3-pointers in Team LeBron’s 163-160 win over Team Durant in the NBA All-Star Game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Sunday night, Curry took home the MVP honors.

Shooting an eye-popping 16-of-27 (59 percent) from 3-point range, Curry’s incredible night can be summed up by these great stats.

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Coach K’s farewell tour: Duke beats Florida State as Mike Krzyzewski returns for penultimate home game

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski returned to the bench for his team’s 88-70 win over Florida State on Saturday after missing the second half of Tuesday’s win over Wake Forest due to a health scare. The No. 9 Blue Devils kept stress levels down for Coach K and a raucous crowd by dismantling an injury-plagued FSU team with an 52% shooting performance. With the win, Duke improved to 23-4 (13-3 ACC) and pulled ahead of Notre Dame atop the ACC standings after the Fighting Irish fell to 12-4 in league play with a loss at Wake Forest.

Six players reached double figures for Duke on Saturday, led by 17 from Paolo Banchero. Though the Seminoles (14-12, 7-9) have been rocked by injuries during conference play, the outcome marked a bit of redemption for the Blue Devils after they lost 79-78 in the first meeting at FSU on Jan. 18. Saturday’s

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Clemson Player Apologizes After Being Ejected From Game vs. Duke

Clemson cheerleaders running around with flags.

Clemson cheerleaders running around with flags.

Clemson guard David Collins has issued an apology for his “reckless” foul on Duke’s Wendell Moore Jr.

Taking to Instagram after Thursday night’s loss to the Blue Devils, Collins shared remorse for the dangerous flagrant foul that saw him ejected from the contest.

“I was going to try to block it from behind but I was going too fast and I couldn’t stop. I realized I needed to stop when it was too late. I never been a dirty player, never will,” he explained. “I wish bro a healthy season and I never tried to hurt anybody but I know everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

“I have respect towards Duke and Clemson and I apologize to everybody for a reckless play. I’m glad Wendell is okay.”

With three minutes remaining before halftime, Moore stripped Collins and took off on a fast break.

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