2021 NBA All-Star Game
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|Date||February 14, 2021|
|Arena||Bankers Life Fieldhouse|
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|NBA All-Star Game|
The 2021 NBA All-Star Game will be an exhibition game played on February 14, 2021. It will be the 70th edition of the event. The game will be hosted by the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. This will be the second time that Indianapolis will host the All-Star Game, The last time the game was played there was in 1985, at the Hoosier Dome. The game will be televised nationally by TNT for the 19th consecutive year.
The announcement of the site selection was made December 13, 2017 at a press conference held by the Indiana Pacers. In attendance at the announcement was NBA commissioner Adam Silver, Pacers owner Herb Simon, Governor Eric Holcomb and Mayor Joe Hogsett. The team had submitted its bid for the game in grand fashion with then team president and NBA legend Larry Bird delivering the bid in an Indy car.
The event had been in the planning stage for almost a year. Other events scheduled for that weekend include the:
- Rising Stars Challenge on February 12
- Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest on February 13
Additional events including a celebrity game and practices open to the public will be held at the adjacent Indiana Convention Center. The City of Indianapolis hopes to see an 8-figure ($10,000,000) in economic impact surrounding the game.
- 2021 NBA All-Star Game at nba.com
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