The NBA All-Star Game is where all the brightest names in basketball come together for the ultimate exhibition matchup between the most talented players the Eastern and Western Conference have to offer. The Boston Garden was home to the inaugural edition of this event in 1951, and it is among the highest honors in the association for a franchise to host this annual extravaganza.
Any organization can bid on bringing the All-Star game to its city, which guarantees large and small-market teams all have a fair shot at becoming the heart of the hoops world for a weekend. The Utah Jazz hosted the 2023 NBA All-Star Game at Vivint Arena, with Team Giannis defeating Team LeBron, 184-175. And the league will take this show on the road to a new location in 2024.
Where will the 2024 NBA All-Star Game be held?
The Indiana Pacers will host the 2024 NBA All-Star Game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. It will be the first time this midseason spectacle has been in Indianapolis since 1985. The game is set for February 18, 2024.
Where will future NBA All-Star Games be held?
Though there are no official reports on where the NBA All-Star Game will happen in 2025 and beyond, there have been credible rumors regarding potential hosts. The Boston Celtics are preparing to make a bid to host the 2026 NBA All-Star Game, per Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report and TNT.
Could the San Antonio Spurs host an All-Star Game?
The San Antonio Spurs last hosted the NBA All-Star Game at the Alamodome in 1996, but scheduling conflicts with the Stock Show and Rodeo have stopped them from bringing the festivities to the AT&T Center. With that said, the arrival of Victor Wembanyama and talks of constructing a brand-new arena in downtown San Antonio could soon change things for the Silver and Black.