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The 2021 NBA All-Star Game has been awarded to Indianapolis, hosted by the Indiana Pacers, according to a report by ESPN. The city also hosts the men’s college basketball Final Four later that same year in April.
Indianapolis last hosted the NBA’s All-Star Game in 1985.
The Pacers have scheduled a 4 p.m. ET “major event announcement” in which owner Herb Simon and NBA commissioner Adam Silver will be present.
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The NBA announced last month that the Chicago Bulls would host the 2020 All-Star Game. The league named Charlotte the host city of the 2019 All-Star Game.
This year’s All-Star Game is being played at Staples Center in Los Angeles.