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Adam Silver: All-Star Weekend likely to be in New York ... But Where

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Clash of the Boroughs for All-Star Weekend, 2015

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Adam Silver, the incoming NBA commissioner, told reporters Saturday that both the Nets and Knicks have submitted applications to host the 2015 NBA All-Star Game and Weekend, and that it's likely that the game will be held at Atlantic and Flatbush or Seventh and 33rd.

"I think Commissioner Silver is going to have a lot of fun with those applications. I asked him to send me a postcard to tell me how they go," said David Stern.

Earlier today, Mitch Lawrence wrote how important it is for James Dolan to beat Mikhail Prokhorov for the All-Star selection. "Jim is going to want it first, no question" said a person familiar with the thinking of Garden boss James Dolan. "He wants it before the Nets get it."