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Published on February 26, 2024
Phoenix Suns to Ignite Spirits as Hosts of the 2027 NBA All-Star Game FestivitiesSource: X/Shams Charania

The Phoenix Suns are set to bring the 2027 NBA All-Star Game lighting up their desert home court. According to FOX 10 Phoenix, the copper state is poised to welcome the league's stars for a weekend of basketball excellence, a decision fueling excitement in the Valley of the Sun a whole three years ahead of time.

It's been a hot minute since the Suns played hosts to the All-Star frenzy—in 2009 to be precise, and fans are thirsty for a rematch of the hoops fiesta, The Athletic's Shams Charania paints a picture of high anticipation stating "The NBA is nearing plans for Phoenix and the Suns to host 2027 All-Star Weekend, multiple sources tell me and @MikeVorkunov, One year into new governor Mat Ishbia's ownership, Suns win an NBA All-Star bid. The Phoenix Mercury will also host the 2024 WNBA All-Star." posted on X, as reported by ABC15.

All-Star weekend now stretches into nearly a full week of festivities including the main game and an array of contests, celebrity matches, and concerts; a brilliantly flashy showcase of skills and showmanship that keeps on outdoing itself every single year.

This year's cross-court crossover hit, a 3-point competition featuring sharpshooters Stephen Curry and WNBA's Sabrina Ionescu, earned a tsunami of support from the bleachers and sparked whispers of possible broader integration in future star-studded weekends reports also indicated that the local team, the Mercury are set to host the 2024 WNBA All-Star Game.