Knicks, Nets Will Reportedly Share 2015 All-Star Weekend (UPDATE)

by September 25, 2013

UPDATE: The All-Star game itself will be played in Madison Square Garden, with Barclays Center hosting all the other events, the League announced today:

“The 64th NBA All-Star Game will be played at Madison Square Garden, home of the New York Knicks, on Sunday, Feb.15. The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and State Farm All-Star Saturday Night—Including the Sears Shooting Stars, Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and Sprite Slam Dunk—will be held at Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets.”


by Leo Sepkowitz | @LeoSepkowitz

The Knicks and Nets have been firing shots back and forth all summer about which team owns New York. Apparently, the League has no interest in ending the debate. The two NYC-based squads will reportedly share the ’15 All-Star festivities. From

The N.B.A. is expected to announce Wednesday that New York will host the All-Star Game in 2015. The hosting of the annual event will be shared by the Knicks and the Nets, who will hold events in Manhattan and in Brooklyn. Adam Silver, the league’s deputy commissioner, said in February that one of the New York teams would be awarded the game. A person with knowledge of Wednesday’s announcement said that the game would take place at Madison Square Garden and that many of the weekend’s other events — the dunk contest, the 3-point shooting contest and the skills challenge — would be held at Barclays Center.”