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Silver Wants NBA All-Star Game In Charlotte, Warns Other States With HB2-Like Laws

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 20 / 17

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Saturday reiterated that he "wants to try" hosting an NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, at the same time warning that legislation similar to North Carolina's HB2 in other jurisdictions "could preclude an NBA city from hosting the event," according to Candace Buckner of ...

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