Report: Warriors submit bid to host NBA All-Star Game in new arena

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The Golden State Warriors are looking to bring NBA All-Star Weekend back to the Bay Area.

The reigning champions have submitted a bid to host the midseason exhibition at the Chase Center, which is scheduled to be the team's new arena in 2019-20, league sources told ESPN's Chris Haynes and Marc J. Spears.

While details on the submission year are "murky," the earliest All-Star Weekend the Warriors would host would reportedly be 2021.

The Chase Center will be located in the Mission Bay neighborhood in San Francisco. It remains under construction.

San Francisco was the home of the 1967 All-Star Game, while the 2000 edition emanated from The Arena in Oakland.

Other cities that have placed bids for either 2020 or 2021 include Houston, Detroit, Orlando, Cleveland, and Milwaukee.

This upcoming season's All-Star Game will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In 2019, the league's best will congregate at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.