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Silver Wants ASG In N.C., Warns States Of Legislation Similar To HB2

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  reiterated that he "wants to try" having the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, but he warned that legislation similar to North Carolina's HB2 law in other jurisdictions "could preclude an NBA city from hosting the event." Silver yesterday in his State of the League ...

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