L.A. to host All-Star Game in 2011

Updated: June 8, 2009, 10:20 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The NBA All-Stars are coming back to a city filled with stars.

The league is bringing its All-Star Game and weekend-long festivities to Los Angeles for a record fifth time in 2011, continuing a trend of taking its midwinter break in a warm weather city.

Commissioner David Stern made the announcement Sunday before Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Lakers and Orlando Magic.

The 60th game will be played Feb. 20 at Staples Center, also the site of the 2004 game.

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