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Celtics Have ‘No Big Concern' With Jaylen Brown Playing In All-Star Game

1 month ago   |   By NESN

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Boston Celtics fans have been loud and clear about their apprehensions with Jaylen Brown playing in the NBA All-Star Game.
Receiving the honor for the first time in his career, the 24-year-old guard is excited to return to the Atlanta area - where he's from - for the significant milestone.
But with Brown missing a handful of games this season due to knee tendonitis , concerns have been raised about him participating in the festivities. Perhaps it's déjà vu from watching what happened with Kemba Walker last year.
With one game between them and the All-Star break, Celtics...
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NBA celebrates HBCUs with special court, patches for 2021 All-Star game

NBA celebrates HBCUs with special court, patches for 2021 All-Star game

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

The NBA has unveiled how it will pay tribute to Historically Black Colleges and Universities during the 2021 All-Star game, with HBCU-inspired elements being incorporated into the court itself as well patches on players' jerseys.
The court, made in collaboration with HBCU alumni for various schools, was designed to represent both the academic significance of these institutions and the pride and school spirit that exists in students who have attended them. Painted with vibrant colours, the images incorporate icons who represent “the best of HBCU academics, music and campus life.”
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2021 NBA All-Star Game to Feature HBCU-Themed Court

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game will feature a court designed to honor historically black colleges and universities: The league has committed $3 million to help HBCU programs through ...
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NBA All-Star Game referees all HBCU grads

1 month ago   |   By ESPN

The NBA will have an All-Star Game referee crew composed of all HBCU graduates for the first time in league history.
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