Dwyane Wade strolled through a sea of admirers and photographers, a Bulls guard looking more like a movie star. He wore shades indoors and a cream-colored outfit so his black Wade 5 "All-Star" shoes — publicly unveiled this weekend — would pop, as they say. Those were the obvious contrasts, but not the only ones. Wade came to New Orleans despite not being an All-Star for the first time since 2004, his rookie season. The Chicago-area native who grew up around gangs and drugs now designs fancy jackets and drinks a Cabernet from his own label. His fashion sense, he said, "depends on the city I'm in, my mindset. Sometimes I'm in a less-is-more mentality and sometimes I'm in: Let's go big, let's go
You probably know Doug Collins first and foremost as some sort of basketball person. Doug Collins is, however, first and foremost, a dad. Collins’ son, Northwestern coach Chris Collins, was locked in a tight battle against Big Ten cellar-dweller Rutgers.
Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving thinks the earth is flat. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green thinks the earth may be flat, or he might just be trolling the frenzy following Irving. What does LeBron James think? “Kyrie is my little brother. If he decides the earth is flat, that’s ok,” James told reporters on Saturday. Well that’s disappointing. Not that you would expect LeBron to come out and blast his own teammate, much less an important one and in a forum as easygoing as NBA All-Star Weekend. But still. A flat earth? Why not razz him a little bit? The whole thing is ripe for the kind of playful jabbing you do when a friend has a very dumb, misguided opinion about something. Like