INDIANAPOLIS -- The NBA announced today that Indianapolis has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2021. The 70th NBA All-Star Game will take place at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, home of the Indiana Pacers, on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. This will mark the second NBA All-Star in Indianapolis, which hosted the midseason classic in 1985.
Kawhi Leonard made his season debut Tuesday night and looked to be in midseason form, although the San Antonio Spurs struggled in the fourth quarter without him and lost to the Dallas Mavericks 95-89 at American Airlines Center.
The Charlotte Hornets announced today that center Cody Zeller underwent arthroscopic surgery today to address a torn medial meniscus in his left knee. He will be out indefinitely and further updates on his status will be provided when available. Zeller sustained the injury in the third quarter of the Hornets game against Golden State on Dec. 6.
Coming up on Tuesday, at 11 p.m. ET, NBA TV will premiere its first episode of Players Only: Monthly, a new series offering insights into the game from the athlete's perspective. The first hour-long installment features a wide-ranging and emotional sit-down interview between friends and former fierce competitors Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas.