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Louisiana Gov. To Speak With Silver To Discuss New Orleans Hosting '17 NBA All-Star Game

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 16

Louisiana state officials said that Gov. John Bel Edwards is scheduled to speak with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver this week regarding the '17 NBA All-Star Game "possibly coming to New Orleans," according to John Reid of the New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE. Sources said that New Orleans "remains the ...

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