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The NBA definitely has the coolest all-star events of any major sport. There's the Celebrity All-Star Game, the Skills Challenge and the Dunk Contest. Any of those alone is more interesting than the NFL Pro Bowl or the MLB Home Run Derby. But just 'cause it's the best, that doesn't mean it can't be improved...
1. Rookies Perform Scenes From Shakespeare
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2. Hip-Hop Stars Play H-O-R-S-E
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The NBA added H-O-R-S-E (or G-E-I-C-O because of sponsorship demands) to the list of events, but canceled it after just two years. They should bring it back, but lose the NBA players and add hip-hop stars. You'd never forget where you were when you saw 2 Chainz take down Lil Wayne with a behind-the-back half court shot.
3. Gambling For Charity
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It's no secret that athletes like to gamble. Why not let 'em indulge their addictions for charity, even if they lose it all? Imagine Kevin Garnett winning $50k at poker while Tim Duncan loses it all, even with pocket aces.
4. David Stern Sings Karaoke
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Everyone appreciates it when the boss makes fun of himself. How about "Girl On Fire," Dave? It would make Alicia Keys' halftime show the concert of the year.
5. '90s Players And '90s Rappers
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