The NBA announced on Thursday that Cleveland has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2022.
"Cleveland is a passionate sports city with a proven track record of hosting large-scale, global events," said NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. "We look forward to a weeklong celebration of our game."
The All-Star Game will take place at Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers, on Feb. 20, 2022. The Cavaliers previously hosted NBA All-Star in 1997.
"We are proud to host NBA All-Star weekend in Cleveland in 2022," said Cavaliers Chairman Dan Gilbert. "The transformation and new state-of-the-art Quicken Loans Arena was an important factor in the NBA's decision to choose Cleveland for this exciting classic broadcast across the globe. The world will get to see the modern Cleveland and all of its diversity, innovation and promise for the future."