Las Vegas All-Star Weekend 2007: Website / Blog Launches Today

August 15, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Despite some good offers from other cities, it is now official, the NBA All-Star Weekend 2007 is to take place in Las Vegas on Feb. 19th, 2007.
The weekend will include a the ‘Shooting Stars’, a shooting competition featuring NBA Legends, ‘Skills Challenge’, a competition of top guards working against the clock to complete a series of passes, long-range shots and agility drills, the Three-Point Shootout, and Slam Dunk Competition; This is in addition to The Rookies Game and, of course, the weekend’s highlight, the All-Star Game.
“We’ll see a merger of the basketball capital of the world and the entertainment capital of the world” said David Stern, NBA Commissioner, in a special press conference, Friday, Aug. 5th.
This is the first time the NBA All-Star game it to take place in a city without a local franchise, and some already speculate that this may create a great opportunity for this city to get it’s own franchise.
One thing is sure, this mixture of pro basketball at it’s best along with the entertainment capital of the world guarantees week long of entertainment. will chronicle and follow Las Vegas all the way through the preparations taking place towards the All-Star Weekend 2007 and afterwards. Whether it is news, updates, travel deals, hotels, tickets, will have the right news for you. Sports fans are encouraged to subscribe to the RSS at which will guarantee you proper and timely updates as the event gets closer.