Chicago Officially Named as Host of 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Chicago Officially Named as Host of 2020 NBA All-Star Game

The NBA announced Friday Chicago's United Center will host the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.

Attending the Friday announcement are NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Bulls President Michael Reinsdorf, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr., among others. "We look forward to being here".

It was announced that both Navy Pier and Wintrust Arena, the new downtown home of DePaul basketball, will host events around the game. In 1973 and 1988, the games were played at the Chicago Stadium.

The Windy City is finally getting another shot at the marquee event. But Cleveland will have to wait until at least 2021 for its next NBA All-Star Game.

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For the first time in three decades, the stars of the National Basketball Association will make their way to the Windy City in February for their mid-season showcase. "The city of Chicago is in a different place and able to host the All-Star week".

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This season's All-Star Game will be held in Los Angeles, and it will go to Charlotte in 2019.

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