The city of Houston has landed the NBA All-Star Game in 2013. The Rockets and the Toyota Center previously hosted All-Star festivities in 2006, and this will be the third time in history the game has come to Houston. Via MyFoxHouston: “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 sixth time since the NBA-ABA merger in 1977 that the NBA All-Star Game will be played in Texas.”