NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The NBA All-Star Weekend is coming to New York City in 2015 and it won't just bring buckets of balls, it will also bring buckets of money. When Florida hosted the game in 2012, Orange County enjoyed more than $95 million in economic impact, according to a study by Strategic Marketing Services and SportsEconomics, LLC. The event also created more than 2,000 jobs and $2.4 million in new tax revenue.Scott Minto, San Diego State University Sports MBA Director, points out that the timing is good for New York City. "It's a quiet time of the year, tourist-wise," says Minto. "The holidays are over, but it's still winter, so it's a good boost to the city."
NBA All-Star Game Coming to New York
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