Chicago To Host 2020 All-Star Weekend

Chicago To Host 2020 All-Star Weekend

Chicago will host the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, according to multiple reports.

The Bulls announced Friday that a "major announcement" was coming Saturday (AEDT). The announcement was made by NBA Commission Adam Silver at the United Center, the home of the Chicago Bulls.

Looking to Advertise? Contact the Crusader for more information. "We thank Mayor Emanuel, Jerry and Michael Reinsdorf and the entire Bulls organization and look forward to an exciting week of activities celebrating the game of basketball". The 2020 All-Star weekend will mark the third time that the city of Chicago has had the honor of hosting the NBA's stars - 1973 and 1988 being the others.

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Chicago will follow Los Angeles in 2018 and Charlotte in 2019 as All-Star host.

Andrew Wiggins stands beside the new 2016 Toronto NBA all-star game logo. The 69th annual game will take place at the United Center, home of the six-time National Basketball Association champion Chicago Bulls, on Sunday, February 16th.

"We are honored that the National Basketball Association has selected Chicago to host All-Star 2020", said Reinsdorf. "Chicago is a global hub for sports, entertainment and culture". "I was here in 1988 attending law school when the All-Star Game was last here and they had a slam dunk contest with Dominique Wilkins and Michael Jordan that people are still talking about today and a fantastic All-Star Game as well".