February 15 - 17, 2019 - Charlotte, NC
The NBA All Star Weekend has officially counted down to Charlotte 2017. This is going to be one for the ages. Charlotte, NC has not hosted an NBA All-Star Weekend since 1991. Could timing be any better? The Greatest of All Time Michael Jordan is hosting in they city where he perfected that jump shot in his back yard. His airness played for Dean Smith and the UNC tarheels before embarking on an NBA career that will forever go down as the greatest of all time.
Wow! Today we got hit with an email that some tickets were on sale for 2017 NBA All Star Weekend in Charlotte. We sent out an email to our list and we had a record breaking sales day. The Friday Night Celebrity Game / Rising Stars Challenge tickets were gone in minutes. If you are interested in purchasing tickets to NBA All Star Weekend Charlotte 2017 Click here!
The stage has been set on NBA on TNT on February 19, 2017. Kenny "The Jet" Smith has challenged Kevin Hart to 3 Point Shootout at 2017 NBA All Star Weekend in Charlotte. This coming off the Kevin Hart tie against pro Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors. Kevin Hart did his thing and tied the Warriors big man. That prompted him and Kenny talking about who would win. Kevin Hart things he can beat the retired 2 time NBA champion the jet.
Many say Aaron Gordon should have won the 2016 NBA All Star Slam Dunk Contest when he put the ball under his legs and dunked it. However, Zach LaVine defended his title and won with some very impressive dunks of his own. Aaron Gordon says he will think of some more dunks over the next year and be back to compete against LaVine. So, as long as they stay healthy how fitting will it be to see Michael Jordan owned Charlotte Hornets hosting and the Dunk Contest is back. These 2 young guys 19-20 years old can jump out the gym and have put the slam dunk contest back on the map.
Steph Curry took the trophy home to Golden State when he won the 3 point shootout. The trophy in 2016 staying in Golden State but going to teammate Klay Thompson. At the 2017 NBA All Star Weekend in Charlotte the splash brothers will have the tiebreaker. Who will be the 3 point contest winner and have bragging rights? This is going to be fun to watch. Klay Thompson lit up the field when he hit 5 in a row from corner to shoot 27 to win in Toronto.
Shaq hosts a show on TNT called Shaq'tin a fool, but the only fool in Toronto for NBA All Star Saturday night was Shaq when he gave a 9 to Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine during the Dunk Contest. We think Shaq should be banned for life from Judging the dunk contest. Why is he even a Judge? Click here to sign the petition to ban him from judging at 2017 NBA All Star Weekend Charlotte.
CHARLOTTE, NC—Charlotte won its bid to host the 2017 NBA All-Star game, and already the calculators are overheating.