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Report: NBA Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte Due to Transgender Law

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The NBA has cancelled plans to hold its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte over a North Carolina state law decried as discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, according to a report on Thursday.

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The NBA is focused on moving the midseason showcase to New Orleans but other cities are still trying to lure the game, according to a report on Yahoo. (Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto. Editing by Steve Keating.)