India cricketer Shreyas Iyer will watch the 69th NBA All-Star Weekend from February 14 to 16 in Chicago. He will witness the live-action between State Farm All-Star Saturday Night on February 15 and the NBA All-Star Game on February 16 at the United Center.
Iyer, who was recently on the New Zealand tour for limited-over series, said he is excited to attend the NBA game.
"I'm thrilled to have this wonderful opportunity to witness the NBA All-Star action live from courtside. It's a dream to watch basketball greats and living legends like LeBron James and Dwight Howard up close in action, and the fan in me just wants to scream of jubilation as I await being there.
"I look forward to experiencing the culture and fan craze of a different level than I have seen on TV till now while growing up."
Recently, the whole world was in shock after NBA star Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash. India cricketer captain Virat Kohli had said his perspective for life changed after the devastating news.
(With IANS inputs)