While many think that New York is the best and only place to hold the NBA All-Star game, it is finally coming back to the big city in 2015 after 17 long years. There have been multiple rumors that claim that the All-Star festivities will be split among the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets. For 2015 at least, the All-Star Game itself is going to be played in Madison Square Garden, but sources have said that the shooting competitions will be played in the Barclays Center.
There are also reports going around that the two teams are working on co-hosting another All-Star weekend, possibly as soon as the 2017-18 season. The festivity sites would be reversed, with the Game being played at the Barclays Center and the skill competitions being played at MSG. There are other rumors, however, that say the Nets might not be prepared to host the actual game.
I personally think this will go over very well. A change of scenery over the course of the weekend is going to very interesting, but I think it will allow many more people to attend the events. What do you think about the possibility of two NBA teams hosting the All-Star game? Are you in favor, against, or indifferent about the idea?