Pacers to host 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Jose Verdugo
Diciembre 15, 2017

The Pacers are off to a surprisingly good start in 2017-18 after trading superstar forward Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder during the offseason.

NBA All-Star voting begins on the NBA app and NBA.com beginning December 21, and starting on Christmas before five marquee games tip off, there will be voting via Amazon Alexa for the first time.

NBA Deputy commissioner Mark Tatum said the Cavaliers would have an All-Star Game "in the near future" even though the 2021 game is headed to Indianapolis.

Fuson, who was the Pacers' operational lead for the 1985 NBA All-Star Game in the Hoosier Dome, will serve as Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee.

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Commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement on Wednesday during a press conference at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Indianapolis will follow Los Angeles in 2018, Charlotte in 2019 and Chicago in 2020 as the All-Star host.

The NBA announced this week that Indianapolis has been selected to host the league's NBA All-Star Weekend in 2021. Matt Glenesk of the Indianapolis Star compiled a list of the major events that will be in Indianapolis leading up to the NBA All-Star game.

During NBA All-Star 2021, the NBA will continue to celebrate its tradition and commitment to social responsibility with a full schedule of NBA Cares events.

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