NBA All-Star 2024
INDIANAPOLIS — It’s still too early to tell how much Indianapolis benefited from hosting the NBA All-Star Game, but organizers of the event are already bullish on how everything went. “We are ecstatic at the way the All-Star weekend unfolded, even with the snow,” said Chris Gahl, the VP of Visit Indy, on WISH-TV. The […] The post Looking Ahead! Indy Reaped Rewards From NBA All-Star Game appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.
Watch: Tyrese Haliburton Put On An Absolute Show During The NBA All-Star Game The 2024 NBA All-Star Game came to Indianapolis and DID NOT disappoint. It was the 73rd edition of the event. The last time the game was held in Indianapolis was 1985. The East defeated the West 211-186. Tyrese Haliburton who was known as the […]
Mac McClung Wins The AT&T Slam Dunk Contest The AT&T Slam Dunk Contest was the fourth event of All-Star Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. In the first round, players got two dunk attempts and the highest composite score wins. The top two dunkers moved on. Each player got 1:30 to complete the two dunks, […]
Damian Lillard Wins The Starry 3-Point Contest The NBA 3-Point Contest was the second event of All-Star Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. The players had a minute and 10 seconds to hit as many of the 27 possible three-point shots as they can in the time they had. The balls were divided into five […]
Team Pacers Wins The Kia Skills Challenge State Farm NBA All-Star Saturday night kicked off in style from Lucas Oil Stadium for the first All-Star event to take place in a football stadium! Events kicked off with the NBA Skills Challenge. The teams consists of: Team All-Stars: Scottie Barnes, Trae Young, Tyrese Maxey Team 1st […]
INDIANAPOLIS –Promoting love and unity through basketball is the goal of a HoopBus project. The organization started in Los Angeles with a 40-foot yellow school bus and has quickly grown to a fleet of 5 Hoopbuses across the country, continuing to bring basketball to communities and unexpected places, spreading the love of basketball. “We have […] The post HoopBus: Spreading Basketball’s Love in Indy appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.
INDIANAPOLIS — Many Hoosiers remember the “Malice at the Palace,” a fight during a game between the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons. A man who had a prominent role in that fight, Meta World Peace, whose name was Ron Artest at the time, is back in Indianapolis for NBA All-Star Weekend. Ron Artest changed […] The post Meta World Peace Returns to Indianapolis for NBA All-Star Weekend appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.
INDIANAPOLIS — Thousands of basketball fans filed into Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Saturday morning to watch the NBA All-Star Practice. Several fans who spoke to WIBC Radio were excited to see Pacers Guard Tyrese Haliburton. “He’s the man,” said one fan. “I hope he can take us to the heights Reggie Miller took us to.” NBA […] The post NBA All-Star Excitement Fills Indianapolis Despite Cold Weekend appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.
INDIANAPOLIS — One Indianapolis restaurant known for its southern comfort foods has a new celebrity fan. Performer, analyst, and former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal – commonly referred to as Shaq – Tweeted Friday that the Kountry Kitchen is the “best soul food spot ever.” He specifically praised the eatery’s macaroni, calling it “on point.” Other […] The post Shaquille O’Neal Praises Indy’s Kountry Kitchen appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.
Bennidict Marthurin wins Second Rising Stars MVP The NBA rising stars put on a show in Indianapolis on Friday night. Bennidict Mathurin defended his home-court and brought home the MVP Award. In game one Bennedict Mathurin put up 18 points and 2 rebounds being the standout player on Team Jalen by far. In the championship […]