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Bulls Picked as NBA All-Star Game Host

Bulls Picked as NBA All-Star Game Host”

While the Bulls or National Basketball Association has yet to confirm, the team has scheduled a news conference for Friday featuring personnel from the team and the City of Chicago.

According to to ESPN's Nick Friedell, tomorrow's Bulls announcement at the United Center will be that Chicago will host the 2020 All-Star Weekend.

Chicago last hosted the NBA All-Star Game in 1988. Cleveland had previously been vying to host the league's next available All-Star Game, targeting the 2020 and 2021 exhibitions.

NY has hosted All-Star Weekend a record five times. Bulls star Michael Jordan not only dominated in a memorable Slam Dunk Contest, but he also won MVP honors as the Eastern Conference won 138-133 over the West.

The All-Star game will be played in Los Angeles in 2018 and Charlotte in 2019. Chicago went on to win the first of three straight championships just two seasons after hosting the game from 1990-93.



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