Despide the Coronavirus pandemic, the NBA is pushing to move on and have the 2021 All-Star Game in Atlanta, Georgia this season.
The Athletic's Shams Charania reported the league has agreed to host the All-Star Game on March 7 in Atlanta.
The NBA and NBPA have agreed to host the All-Star Game on March 7 in Atlanta, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Sides are finalizing details of the plan as soon as Thursday.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 4, 2021
Also, Brooklyn Nets‘ Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Lakers‘ LeBron James lead the NBA’s first All-Star fan voting returns. Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal join Durant and James as leaders at positions.
LeBron James and Kevin Durant lead NBA All-Star fan voting in their respective conferences. pic.twitter.com/GVNeLakc8g— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) February 4, 2021
Jerami Grant, Christian Wood, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Collin Sexton, Julius Randle and Derrick Rose feature amongst the top selections per conference for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game.