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Turns out there will be a 2021 NBA All-Star Game after all. On Thursday, the league and the Players Association reached an arrangement to hold the occasion in Atlanta on March 7, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. This follows the All-Star Game in Indianapolis was at first canceled prior to the season started, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the league rewarded the Pacers with the 2024 All-Star Video game instead.

While details have yet to be finalized, there have actually been reports flowing about All-Star Weekend likewise holding ability competitions, like the dunk contest and 3-point shootout. Both the league and the gamer’s union see the All-Star Game as a way to raise cash for HBCU’s and COVID-19 relief, and from a monetary point of view for the NBA, it’s a surefire method to recover a few of its losses it has actually felt due to the pandemic.

CBS Sports will continue to upgrade this story as more info becomes available.


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