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NBA commissioner: All-Star Game in North Carolina hinges on changing LGBT law

NBA commissioner: All-Star Game in North Carolina hinges on changing LGBT law

Commissioner Adam Silver believes the NBA has been "crystal clear" that the 2017 All-Star Game only stays in Charlotte if a North Carolina law goes.

Political and business leaders he has spoken with in the state believe it will go, so he's holding off for now on setting any deadlines for when the NBA might act.

Silver said last week that the new North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people was "problematic" for the league, but said he believed dialogue was more useful than ultimatums at this point, so he has continued discussions with North Carolina officials.

"The sense was...

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