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The NBA is set to bring its prestigious All-Star Weekend to Phoenix in 2027, with the Phoenix Suns and the Footprint Center selected as hosts for the highly anticipated event, according to NBA insider Shams Charania.

The upcoming event adds to Phoenix’s burgeoning reputation as a basketball destination, with the Phoenix Mercury also slated to host the 2024 WNBA All-Star Game. This selection highlights Phoenix’s emergence as a hub for premier basketball competitions.

With the Suns’ recent success and the leadership of governor Mat Ishbia, the bid to host the NBA All-Star Weekend represents a notable achievement for the franchise, signaling its continued growth and influence in the NBA landscape.

Phoenix joins an esteemed list of cities set to host future NBA All-Star Weekends, including San Francisco in 2025 and Los Angeles in 2026, further solidifying its place among basketball’s elite destinations.