Published: Fri, November 10, 2017
Health | By Jay Jacobs

National Basketball Association set to announce that Chicago will host the 2020 All-Star Game

National Basketball Association set to announce that Chicago will host the 2020 All-Star Game

According to ESPN's Nick Friedell and other media outlets, the NBA will announce that the 2020 NBA All-Star Game will be held at the United Center.

A person familiar with the situation said the All-Star festivities will be held in the Windy City in 2020.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision wasn't announced publicly. After a deal between the team and city to upgrade "The Q" was temporarily put on hold, construction on the project began in September - just beating the Sept. 15 deadline the National Basketball Association had given the Cavs to keep Cleveland in consideration for the 2020 or 2021 All-Star Game. Yahoo! Sports first reported the news.

He and Dominique Wilkins soared in an epic slam dunk contest, "His Airness" edging out the "Human Highlight Reel" with one last spectacular display. The hiatus looks to be coming to an end. Jordan got a flawless 50 and his second straight contest title. A 40-year-old Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, making his 17th of 18 appearances, broke Oscar Robertson's career All-Star scoring mark.

The Chicago Bulls and the National Basketball Association are set to make a major announcement on Friday, and fans are going to want to mark their calendars. He has since been passed by Jordan, Kobe Bryant and the current record-holder LeBron James.

NY has hosted All-Star Weekend a record five times.

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