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Shreyas Iyer to attend 69th NBA All Star games in Chicago [Video]

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2020, 15:43 IST

Indian cricketer Shreyas Iyer will be present at 69th NBA All Star Weekend from 14th-16th February in Chicago. A basketball enthusiast, Iyer will be present at the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night on 15th February and the All Star game on 16th February.

Having been considered as the future prospect of Indian cricket, Shreyas has been the pillar of the middle order over the past few months with his brilliant run of form in ODIs.

It will be an exhilarating episode for the cricketer to enjoy the action live ahead of the upcoming ODI series against South Africa next month.

Speaking on his visit, Shreyas Iyer stated: "I'm thrilled to have this wonderful opportunity to witness the NBA All-Star action live from courtside. It's a dream to watch basketball greats and living legends like LeBron James and Dwight Howard up close in action, and the fan in me just wants to scream of jubilation as I await being there.

"I look forward to experiencing the culture and fan craze of a different level that I have seen on TV till now while growing up."

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The NBA All-Star 2020 will bring together the most skilled and talented players in the league’s history for a global celebration of the game.

The 69th All Star Game, will reach fans in more than 200 countries and in more than 40 languages.

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First published: 14 February 2020, 15:40 IST
 
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