[FOX26] Houston has been awarded the 2013 NBA All-Star Game

Discussion in 'All Sports' started by Lil Keke, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. HOUSTON - NBA sources told FOX 26 Sports the Houston Rockets and the City of Houston landed the NBA All-Star Game in 2013.

    The game will be played at Toyota Center on Feb. 17, 2013.
    NBA All-Star week will be Feb. 15-17.

    The Rockets and Toyota Center also hosted the game in 2006.

    The Rockets and the city had initially targeted the All-Star game in 2014, but

    changed their focus to getting the game a year earlier.

    This will be the third time the NBA All-Star Game has come to Houston.

    It was also held in the Astrodome in 1989.

    This will be the sixth time since the NBA-ABA merger in 1977 that the NBA All-

    Star Game will be played in Texas.
    Rockets officials have not been available for comment.

    Read more: Houston Lands 2013 NBA All-Star Game

    Hell yeah! I'm a fellow houstonian and I will try to attend this. :hello: :hello: :hello: Twice in a 7 year time span. :hello: :hello: :hello:
  2. Good, Dirk only has to drive 4 hours.

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