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Christina Aguilera Is Bringing Diva Power To The NBA All-Star Game

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What an interesting choice!

Christina Aguilera is going to play a big part in the NBA All-Star Game this year… because she's helping kick it off!

The 34-year-old singer will perform on Sunday, February 15th at Madison Square Garden, and she'll be joined by the Rockettes!

Because basketball and ballet go hand in hand, right?!

[ Related: Ariana Grande Is Getting Her Basketball On! She's Performing At Halftime Of The NBA All-Star Game! ]

So, Xtina's duties are to rock the heck out of the stage in one of her first big performances since giving birth to Summer Rain on August 16th. She'll get everyone pumped, and then Ariana Grande will take over for the halftime performance!

Between these two, and Katy Perry scoring the Super Bowl halftime show, it seems like pop stars are starting to run the sports world!

What do you think of the performer choices???

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Ariana Grande Is Getting Her Basketball On! She's Performing At Halftime Of The NBA All-Star Game!

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How exciting is this??

Ariana Grande will be performing during halftime of the NBA All-Star game this year!

The tiny songstress will take the stage on Sunday, February 15th at Madison Square Garden in New York City!

[ Video: Ariana Grande's Animated Film Gets A Trailer! ]

So, not only is she performing during the game, but she's doing it at one of the most famous venues of all time!

How freakin' cool is that??

No news has surfaced on what

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TIMBER!!! Shaq Gets Thrown Into A Christmas Tree During The NBA Halftime Show! Watch HERE!

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The bigger they are, the harder they fall!

We've heard of the "Hack-a-Shaq" before, but this is RIDICULOUS!

Last night during the NBA halftime show, Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith were enjoying some playful banter as they analyzed the current game!

However, things turned surprisingly violent when the two co-hosts got out of their chairs and started running, and before you could say "KAZAAM," Shaq was tumbling head first into a Christmas tree bigger than he is!

Ouch!

[ Related: Shaquille O'Neal Proposes To Nicki Minaj On Inside The NBA! ]

We have no idea what any of this has to do with basketball, but hey, we're not complaining!

Watch the hilarious clip (below)!

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Flo Rida Pretty Much Joins The WNBA In The Music Video For GDFR! Watch HERE!

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Damn! This is intense!

Flo Rida has released the official music video for his song GDFR ft. Sage The Gemini and Lookas, and it's all about him as an inspirational basketball coach, because DUH!

[ Related: This Dog's Ears Dance To Flo Rida's Low! ]

Which is a no-brainer since the song has been heavily featured all over the place during this NBA season!

So, why WOULDN'T they make a basketball-centered video?!? Interesting that he chose to make himself the coach of a women's team, but we're all for it!

Ch-ch-check out the music video (above)!!!

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Dwight Howard's Baby Momma Royce Reed Was Also Investigated For Child Abuse!

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This isn't looking good.

Dwight Howard was recently revealed to be under criminal investigation for child abuse for allegedly beating his six-year-old child with a belt buckle.

[ Related: Dwight Howard Being Criminally Investigated For Child Abuse!! What Is Up With Pro Athletes?! ]

But Dwight was reported to the police by his baby momma Royce Reed and it turns out that she was investigated for child abuse, as well!

The incident happened back in February after the The Florida Dept. of Children and Families received a call from Dwight's son's school whom told authorities the child had been beaten on his neck and leg for using "potty words."

Royce subsequently admitted that she had beaten the child

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Jason Collins Announces Retirement From The NBA With Beautiful Letter To Sports Illustrated

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He'll be remembered for his skill AND his courage!

Jason Collins is retiring from the NBA after becoming the first openly gay professional athlete in North America's four major team sports to play in a professional league - which happened with the Brooklyn Nets last season - and he leaves behind an amazing legacy.

He's been playing in the league since 2002. A major accomplishment in its own right!

The 35-year-old played the center position, and announced his retirement from basketball with a letter to Sports Illustrated.

And it's pretty amazing!

Here's what he wrote:

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Dwight Howard Being Criminally Investigated For Child Abuse!! What Is Up With Pro Athletes?!

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What is wrong with these sports stars??

NBA star Dwight Howard is under a criminal investigation for child abuse!

The Cobb County police in Georgia are investigating allegations that Howard beat his 6-year-old son Braylon with a belt buckle.

This all sounds incredibly similar to the Adrian Peterson case…

Though Dwight's is more confusing.

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