Rockets’ Eric Gordon wins three-point contest

via- sports illustrated Eric Gordon topped Kyrie Irving in a tiebreaker round to win this year’s three-point contest at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. After advancing to the final round, Irving and Gordon tied with 20 points, forcing a tiebreaker. Irving shot first, and Gordon topped his score with plenty of time to go, winning […]

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Pacers’ Glenn Robinson III wins Slam Dunk Contest

via- sports illustrated Pacers forward Glenn Robinson III is this year’s Slam Dunk Contest champion, beating out Suns rookie Derrick Jones Jr. for the honors. Robinson pulled off an reverse dunk over teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a cheerleader to grab the win. Jones struggled to finish in the final round, and Robinson, who was an underdog coming […]

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The Latest: Pence offers Ukraine’s president support

via- Associated Press The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Europe (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has met with the president of Ukraine and assured him of U.S. support. Pence’s office says he “underscored U.S. support” for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and underlined that the U.S. does […]

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