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NBA Officially Pulls '17 ASG From Charlotte Over HB2; City Could Get Game In '19

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 16

The NBA on Thursday said that it is moving the '17 All-Star Weekend out of Charlotte "over concerns about the state's House Bill 2, in the latest and perhaps most high-profile fallout from the controversial law," according to a front-page piece by Peralta & Bonnell of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.&nbs...

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