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2012 NBA All-Star Game: Andre Iguodala Scores 12 In Eastern Conference Loss

The Eastern Conference rallied late to pull within one-point of the Western Conference in the final minute of the 2012 NBA All-Star Game. Ultimately, a 19-point halftime deficit was too much to overcome.

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2012 NBA All-Star Game: Andre Iguodala Lone 76er On East Team

The Philadelphia 76ers may be in first place in the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division standings at the midway point of the NBA regular season, but only one player, forward Andre Iguodala, will represent the upstart Philly squad in the 2012 NBA All-Star Game.

Iguodala, who leads the Sixers in assists (5.3 per game), steals (1.9 per game), while averaging 12.4 point per game, will be playing in his first All-Star game and is one of the reserves playing behind East starters Dwayne Wade, LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony on Sunday night (7:37 p.m. ET on TNT).

If you're not sure who was named to the All-Star game rosters, well, here's a complete list for your reading pleasure.

Here is the Eastern Conference roster (*denotes starter):

Dwyane Wade, Heat*
LeBron James, Heat*
Derrick Rose, Bulls*
Dwight Howard, Magic*
Carmelo Anthony, Knicks*
Rajon Rondo, Celtics
Paul Pierce, Celtics
Andre Iguodala, 76ers
Deron Williams, Nets
Roy Hibbert, Pacers
Chris Bosh, Heat
Luol Deng, Bulls

Here is the Western Conference roster (*denotes starter):

Kobe Bryant, Lakers*
Chris Paul, Clippers*
Blake Griffin, Clippers*
Kevin Durant, Thunder*
Andrew Bynum, Lakers*
Russell Westbrook, Thunder
Steve Nash, Suns
LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers
Kevin Love, Timberwolves
Marc Gasol, Grizzlies
Tony Parker, Spurs
Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks

For more 76ers coverage, visit our team page or our blog Liberty Ballers. For more on the NBA's All Star Weekend, visit our StoryStream.

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NBA All-Star Game 2012 Time, TV Schedule And More

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks had his playing time in the rookie-sophomore challenge Friday, everybody had their fun watching the 3-point shooting competition and slam dunk contents Saturday. But on Sunday, Philadelphia 76ers forward Andre Iguodala gets his shot to shine when the 2012 NBA All-Star Game is actually played.

Starting at 6:30 p.m., TNT will begin their coverage of the NBA All-Star Game, a full hour before tipoff at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL is set to take place, and if you'd like to catch all the action, well, you're in luck.

Here's the game's basic viewing information: tipoff time, TV schedule and location.

Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.

TV coverage start time: 6:30 p.m. ET

Channel: TNT

Tipoff time: 7:37 p.m. ET

For more 76ers coverage, visit our team page or our blog Liberty Ballers. For more on the NBA's All Star Weekend, visit our StoryStream.

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2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: TV Schedule, Time, Participants

The 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest has always been the marquee event of NBA Saturday night, but this year's lack of star power and/or rumors of dunking over cars has resulted in less than normal publicity for the showcase. The casual NBA fan would be lucky to know two of the four contestants – recent lottery picks, Paul Geroge and Derrick Williams.

Start time: All-Star Saturday Night begins at 8:30 EST, but the Dunk Contest will probably begin around 10:15-10:30

TV Schedule: Coverage of All-Star Saturday Night begins at 8:00 EST on TNT

Participants: Paul George of the Indiana Pacers, Derrick Williams of Minnesota T'Wolves, Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz and Chase Budinger of the Houston Rockets.

Betting Odds: (via Sportsbook.com) Paul George +180, Chase Budinger +200, Jeremy Evans +275, Derrick Williams +375

For more 76ers coverage, visit our team page or our blog Liberty Ballers. For more on the NBA's All Star Weekend, visit our StoryStream.

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2012 Rising Stars Challenge: Sixers' Evan Turner Selected By Team Barkley

Philadelphia 76ers sophomore forward Evan Turner was selected by general manager Charles Barkley, former Sixers legend, in 2012 Rising Stars Challenge draft Thursday night on NBA.TV. The exhibition game, which was formerly known as the Rookie Challenge, will take place on Feb. 24

The game will feature 18 of the top first- and second-year players rather than have the rookies face off against the sophomores like they have every other season, the league decided to mix the rosters, with Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal drafting the teams from the an available pool of players.

Here is the team Charles Barkley drafted:

John Wall
Kyrie Irving
DeMarcus Cousins
Paul George
Derrick Williams
Marshon Brooks
Gordon Hayward
Tiago Splitter
Kawhi Leonard
Evan Turner

Here is the team Shaquille O'Neal drafted:

Blake Griffin
Jeremy Lin
Ricky Rubio
Greg Monroe
Markieff Morris
Kemba Walker
Landry Fields
Norris Cole
Brandon Knight
Tristan Thompson

For more 76ers coverage, visit our team page or our blog Liberty Ballers. For more on the NBA's All Star Weekend, visit our StoryStream.

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