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NBA about to snatch All-star game away from Charlotte

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by REEKO_HTOWN, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sources: NBA on brink of pulling 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, with New Orleans emerging as a front-runner to host Feb. 19 game.</p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojVerticalNBA/status/756192100744568832">July 21, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
     
  2. shastarocket

    shastarocket Contributing Member

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    What happened to Orlando?
     
  3. pippendagimp

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    what's the reason?
     
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    Anti-LGBT laws. Good on the NBA for doing this
     
  5. RedRedemption

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    On one hand it seems unfair to punish Charlotte, the team, and probably the majority of their fans for something they have no control over.

    On the other hand some things are bigger than basketball.
     
  6. mig0s

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    Lin left so there's no point
     
  7. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">NBA pulls 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, focuses on New Orleans. <a href="https://twitter.com/WojVerticalNBA">@WojVerticalNBA</a> report on <a href="https://twitter.com/TheVertical">@TheVertical</a>. <a href="https://t.co/WBB5RVhxNh">https://t.co/WBB5RVhxNh</a></p>&mdash; The Vertical (@TheVertical) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheVertical/status/756207071532646400">July 21, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
     
  8. OTMax

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    Sorry but that's ridiculous.
     
  9. LonghornFan

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    Stupid. Give me a ****ing break. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Dave2000

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    Wish we were in the running but doubt it since Super Bowl is 2 weeks before All Star Weekend
     
  11. choujie

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    Nothing surprise. It's all about money. NBA cares about public opinion more than right or wrong.
     
  12. 523744

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    Its the NBA's product. They can do whatever they want with it.
     
  13. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Tell me, what is "right or wrong" here?
     
  14. SeekingAlpha

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    lol of course it would be transferred to New Orleans.
     
  15. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Agreed, just like Uber. They can choose to follow the rules or leave.

    What's the big deal here?
     
  16. TMac'n

    TMac'n Contributing Member

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    I'm sure it had everything to do with money, and the anti-LBGT laws was just a front
     
  17. hvic

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    the all star game was in New Orleans back in 2008. They should change up the venue to make it different
     
  18. ivanyy2000

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    Politics is politics, sports is sports.
     
  19. Snow Villiers

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    No Jeremy Lin. No All-Star game for Charlotte.
     
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    equal rights isn't politics
     
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