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Portland to Make All-Star Bid for 2017
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On April 5, 2013 @ 2:15 pm In Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
Portland Trail Blazers President Chris McGowan has informed CSNNW.com that he will make it known at an April 18 NBA Board of Governors meeting in New York, that he has every intention of preparing a bid to bring NBA All-Star Weekend to the city of Portland.
“We made the decision that we’re going to go all in for it,” McGowan told CSNNW.com.
Last week McGowan met with Drew Mahalic, Chief Executive Officer of the Oregon Sports Authority, and the two have developed a plan of attack in order to make this happen. The city of New Orleans is hosting the event in 2014 and it is between Brooklyn and New York for 2015. Word is Cleveland and Toronto have the upper hand for 2016, leaving door open for the year 2017.
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