The NBA has never considered the All-star Game as being a world championship game, league spokesman Marc Stein told ESPN.
However, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has suggested the league may consider the game in the future.
“I would say that’s certainly something we’ll look at,” Stein said when asked about a possible future All-Stars game.
“The NBA has made it very clear in the past that we think this is a great opportunity for us to showcase the best in the sport to a global audience.”
While the NBA has not said exactly what would be considered a world-class event, the concept is certainly something that the league has been discussing with the NBA.
Stein added that the NBA would not be commenting further on the All