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NBA-All-Star Game postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

/ 03:04 PM November 26, 2020
NBA All-Star 2021

FILE –The panel of Dwyane Wade, Common, Candace Parker, Chadwick Boseman, and Scottie Pippen look on in the 2020 NBA All-Star – AT&T Slam Dunk Contest on February 15, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

The NBA All-Star game scheduled for Feb. 12-14 in Indianapolis has been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic and rescheduled for 2024, the league said on Wednesday.

“While we are disappointed that the NBA All-Star Game will not take place in Indianapolis in 2021, we are looking forward to the Pacers and the city hosting the game and surrounding events in 2024,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement.

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The NBA said plans for a revised NBA All-Star 2021 will be announced later.

Cleveland is set to host the 2022 All-Star Game followed by Salt Lake City in 2023.

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The 2020-21 NBA regular season is scheduled to begin on Dec. 22.

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