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This year’s All-Star game was moved to New Orleans because of a North Carolina law restricting the rights of LGBT people.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The N.B.A. All-Star game will be coming to Charlotte in 2019, two years after the city was to host the event.

The N.B.A. announced Wednesday the game will be played at Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets.

The All-Star game had been set for Charlotte last February, but the N.B.A. moved the game to New Orleans because of the state law restricting the rights of LGBT people.

N.B.A. commissioner Adam Silver said in a release that while he understands the concerns of those who say the repeal of the HB2 law didn’t go far enough, “the recent legislation eliminates the most egregious aspects of the prior law.”

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