Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Michael Jordan is "thrilled" to see the NBA All-Star Game awarded back to Charlotte for 2019. "We want to thank Commissioner Silver for his leadership throughout this process and for the decision to bring NBA All-Star back to Buzz City," the Hornets chairman said in a statement. "All-Star Weekend is an international event that will provide a tremendous economic impact to our community while showcasing our city, our franchise and our passionate Hornets fan base to people around the world. We look forward to serving as hosts for NBA All-Star 2019 and welcoming all visitors and guests to Spectrum Center."