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NBA announces 2019 All-Star game will be held in Charlotte

NBA announces 2019 All-Star game will be held in Charlotte

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated.

The NBA announced that the All-Star weekend will be held Feb. 15-17 in Charlotte and the game will be played at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets.

The league had selected Charlotte to host the 2017 All-Star game but later moved the game to New Orleans because of a North Carolina law restricting the rights of LGBTQ people. However, a compromise was struck in March to partially erase the impact of the House Bill 2 law limiting anti-discrimination protections for members of the LGBTQ community.

“While we understand the concerns of those who say the repeal of...

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