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Adam Silver Talks Difficulties of Having All-Star Game in Portland

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NBA Commissioner doesn't seem all that positive about the show coming to the Rose City.

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Today NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke briefly about the possibility of the NBA All-Star Game coming to Portland.

The hotel room argument is a classic at this point. The NBA tends to favor exciting destinations and teams with new arenas. Portland not qualifying (in some people's minds) in either category may have as much to do with the continued omission as space. We'll see if that changes.