Toronto to host NBA All-Star 2016
Posted Sep 30, 2013 11:11 AM
TORONTO -- Toronto has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2016, NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver announced today. The Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport; Toronto Mayor Rob Ford; Chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Larry Tanenbaum; Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment President and CEO Tim Leiweke; Toronto Raptors President & General Manager Masai Ujiri; and Grammy® Award-winning artist and Raptors Global Ambassador Drake joined Deputy Commissioner Silver for the announcement at the Air Canada Centre.
On Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, NBA All-Star will be held outside the United States for the first time in the 65-year history of the event when squads representing the Eastern and Western Conferences tip off at the Air Canada Centre, home of the Raptors.