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Houston's NBA All-Star Game To Be Confirmed Wednesday

With all the lockout mess, it's easy to forget that Houston could be hosting the NBA All-Star game next season. When it was first announced, we surmised that it could be the first one after the damaging lockout.

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Luckily, the lockout didn't claim a whole season and just pushed this year's game back a bit. That means Houston's will be the just another All-Star game, with the one exception that it will be part of an actual, full season instead of this scrunched up, half season thing.

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Is it exciting that Houston will be hosting an All-Star Game? More importantly, will Houston actually have an All-Star by next season?

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I'm unsure on both points. Tune in Wednesday, though for:

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The NBA has called for "a major NBA announcement" Wednesday at Toyota Center with Houston Mayor Annise Parker, Rockets CEO Tad Brown and NBA commissioner David Stern to appear.

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As per Feigen, here's where certain events will be played, too...

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The All-Star Jam Session will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center with the NBA Rookie Challenge and the All-Star Saturday Night events at Toyota Center.

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