Every year around mid-February the greatest athletes in the world gather for the best weekend in sports. NBA All-Star weekend will be coming to the city of Houston next year and be held at the beautiful Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets. The All-Star game will be viewed by a worldwide television audience in more than 200 countries and broadcast in over 40 different languages. The last two games held in Houston were both classics with Karl Malone earning MVP honors in 1989 as the West defeated the East at the Astrodome. Then, in 2006 Lebron James became the youngest player to be named All-Star game MVP when he scored 29 points and helped lead the East to a victory over the West.
The NBA is unique with its All-Star procedures in that it features a weekend of events beginning Friday that is capped off by the All-Star game on Sunday. The festivities begin with the Celebrity All-Star game on Friday that is followed by the Rookie-Sophomore (now referred to as Rising Stars) game in which the leagues top new and 2nd year playerThe Biggest All-Star Game in Sports Gets Bigger in Houston by promc58blog