The National Basketball Association (NBA), New York, has unveiled the logo for the NBA All-Star 2016 in Toronto, which features the CN Tower, the tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. It will be the first All-Star held outside the United States.
The announcement was made at the CN Tower by Toronto Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong, Toronto Tourisim EVP and CMO Andriew Weir, NBA Canada VP and Managing Director Dan MacKenzie, CN Tower COO Jack Robinson and 2015-15 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins, the first Canadian player to win the award.
The NBA All-Star 2016 will celebrate the 125th anniversary of basketball’s birth with the 65th NBA All-Star Game, which tips Sunday, Feb. 14 at Air Canada Centre.
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