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NBA All Star Game


New Orleans will host the 2017 NBA All Star Game this coming weekend, February 17-19, 2017 and we’re excited! You may remember that the event was initially located in Charlotte, NC, though due to a transgender bathroom law that NC will not change, it will now be held at New Orleans Smoothie King Center, where the Pelicans play. And wouldn’t you know it, we’re throwing a little party called Mardi Gras too! (Charlotte will have another chance in 2019 if the law is changed.)

The 2017 NBA All Star Game represents the one time of the year that we get too see the best players in the league on the same court, so that’s rad. Personally I’m most excited about the dunk contest! My guess is Glenn Robinson III will take it, he’s wild, plus his pops lived around the corner from me while growing up while he ruled the Milwaukee Bucks, so there’s a fair bias. On that note, keep your eyes on Giannis Antetokounmpo, sure to represent Brew City hard at only 22 years old!

All things considered, it’s absolutely going to be an action packed weekend in the Crescent City! If you’re in town and feel like exploring the swamps to add to your NOLA experience, just give us a call here at New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours! Below are links to the 2017 NBA All Star Game website and the schedule of this weekends events. Have fun and rock out Anthony Davis!

Your guide in shining armor,
-AJ Nash