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  NBA Will "Imminently" Move All-Star Game From North Carolina Because Of Anti-LGBT Law
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AuthorKevin Draper
News DateThursday, July 21, 2016 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe NBA will “imminently” move the 2017 NBA All-Star game out of Charlotte, North Carolina, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. He reports that New Orleans will likely host the relocated game.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver threatened to move the All-Star Game months ago, when he was quite clear that Charlotte would lose the All-Star Game unless North Carolina repealed or modified its anti-LGBT H2 law, which was passed in March and overturns LGBT protections and prevents municipalities from passing anti-discrimination laws of their own, among other effects. As of the end of May, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce said that the law cost the city $285.5 million.
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