All-Star Game teams to donate money to charity

NBA.com Global on Feb 01, 2018 07:51 AM
All-Star Game teams to donate money to charity
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NBA press release

NEW YORK - The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that the winning team of the 2018 NBA All-Star Game will select a community-based organization to receive a $350,000 donation from the league, while the losing team will select a similar charity to receive $150,000.

In addition to a full schedule of community events that will take place during All-Star, Team LeBron and Team Stephen will choose a local or national organization to play for, with the donations directed toward outreach efforts in Los Angeles. The charitable organizations will be announced in early February.

The 67th NBA All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 18 (Monday, Feb. 19, PHL time) at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and will reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages.

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