A day after announcing the return of Paul George to the Philippines, James Harden is also returning to the country for the third time to join the biggest charity event on July 22 and 23 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Jamal Crawford had a season-high 37 points and 11 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers overcame Terrence Ross’ 51 points to beat the Toronto Raptors 126-118 in the National Basketball Association on Saturday night.
Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
The 6-foot-6 Toronto rookie leapfrogged Michael Costolo, the son of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, whipped the ball between his legs and hammered home a one-handed dunk to beat defending champion Jeremy Evans in the climax to All-Star Saturday.
By Ian Harrison
The last time they played Portland, the Toronto Raptors were at their worst. On Wednesday night, they showed just how much they’ve turned things around.