NBA Stars' World Tour Dates, Details Finalized

Wednesday October 26th, 2011

The World All-Star Classic featuring nearly two dozen of the NBA’s top stars will begin this Sunday in Puerto Rico, according reports from ESPN. The six-game, two-week, four-continent tour will feature the likes of all-stars Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony among many others.

Earlier in the week there was speculation that the tour’s first stop in Puerto Rico may be cancelled, pending finalization and a looming deadline. However, reports confirm that all terms and logistics were settled and the tour is set to go on as planned.

The first game of the World All-Star Classic will be played Oct. 30 in San Juan. The tour will then move to London, where the next two games will be played on Nov. 1 and Nov. 3. The remaining two stops include Macau and Melbourne, Australia with one and two games respectively. Each NBA star participating in the World All-Star Classic will receive a salary of up to $1 million. Reports claim that many of the proceeds will go toward charitable causes.

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