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LOCAL National Basketball Association (NBA) aficionados wanting to witness the about-to-happen 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend will be able to do so on free TV with ABS-CBN Channel 2 and S+A set to air it every step of the way.

Happening at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, home of the Pelicans team in The Association, ABS-CBN’s local broadcasting of the NBA Midseason Classic will see TJ Manotoc and Boom Gonzalez bring the festivities direct from the United States.

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After a welcome-home win against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday, Chicago closed out the pre-All Star break NBA season with a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics. The game featured a battle between two of the East’s biggest stars that went down to the wire, and the call that decided the game is one that will spark quite a bit of controversey for those wary of “Star calls” and NBA officiating in the closing seconds of games.

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The Washington Wizards avoided a pre All-Star break lull, defeating the Indiana Pacers 111-98 for their 34th win on the season. Markieff Morris and Otto Porter carried most of the teams scoring throughout the game, finishing with 21 and 25 points respectively.

Bradley Beal remained aggressive and put up 19 points of his own, as his backcourt partner and star John Wall dished out 12 assists and scored 20 himself. Marcin Gortat remained consistent, with 12 points, 7 rebounds, and a +14 line.

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