[INDIANAPOLIS, IN, ALLENTOWN, PA – February 7, 2023] – On the heels of NBA All-Star Game announcements, The Basketball League (TBL), known for delivering a world-class professional basketball experience to local communities and fans regionally across the US, names its’ official 2023 All-Star Game host, the Lehigh Valley Legends.
TBL’s second Annual All-Star Weekend is confirmed for April 7 – April 8, 2023, with a list of events and head-turning entertainment scheduled.
“We are thrilled to bring our signature event of All-Star Weekend to the Lehigh Valley area. Just as several individual markets converge in one area to form a wonderful environment in Northeastern PA, we expect our Lehigh Valley Legends will host an event that best showcases our 49 teams & 600 athletes from around North America. The Skills Competition on Friday will include a 3-point shooting contest, a dunk contest, and a preliminary event. Saturday will see a ‘free’ youth JRTBL clinic, in the morning, followed by a youth game, celebrity game & TBL ALL STAR game Saturday evening,” explains David Magley, TBL President.
TBL’s Commissioner, Carlnel Wiley rallies, “Having Lehigh Valley Legends host TBL’s Annual All-Star Weekend is very exciting. Their organization has already begun to prepare for the events to come and I have no doubt we are all in for a treat. The Legends are one of 49 teams this season and I know they will represent our league, teams and players with great pride. The level of competition our All-Star players will bring to the Lehigh Valley area is something you won’t want to miss. This will be a great weekend filled with fun activities for the whole family. Let’s get ready to PACK THE HOUSE!!!!.”
This decision is a significant win for the Lehigh Valley Legends as they embark on their second season.
“This is our time to make our mark, in the league, as well as a true partner in our community,” states, Legends’ President and COO, James Stewart. “All-Star Weekend attracts basketball fans and consumers from all 50 states, many of whom will purchase tickets and travel to see the game. Others will watch via live stream. We are producing legendary family-friendly entertainment, while adding value to the Lehigh Valley tourism industry. This is what community outreach is all about.”
For TBL Annual All-Star Game Weekend advertising and sponsorship opportunities, contact Danielle Bynum, Director of Marketing at 484.649.4889/danielle.bynum@
About Lehigh Valley Legends
Lehigh Valley Legends is a professional men’s basketball organization operating in The Basketball League’s East Conference Division. We are dedicated to empowering a new generation of young athletes, growing new basketball fans and providing the Lehigh Valley with legendary family-friendly entertainment. Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners include D11 Sports, iHeart Radio, St. Luke’s Sports Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital, Univest and La Vida Café. Visit lehighvalleylegends.com and @
About The Basketball League
“Where the Spirit of the Game Lives”, TBL is a professional basketball organization nurturing and refining the talents of young athletes. Operating in North America since 2018, TBL has expanded to 49 teams in 2023. TBL minor league players are often recruited for international and major basketball teams. TBL is dedicated to serving our communities through regional outreach efforts and partnerships with local nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit thebasketballleague.net and follow @tbasketballleague on social media platforms.
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