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NBC SPORTS NATIONAL NBA INSIDER TOM HABERSTROH HEADS TO CHICAGO FOR NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND

Special LIVE Episode of The Habershow Podcast to be Recorded at the Highline Bar and Lounge in Chicago, Tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 14 at Noon CT / 1 PM ET

It's Unfair to Task LeBron James, Lakers with Winning Title for Kobe Bryant” – This Week’s Haberstroh Column

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 13, 2020 - NBC Sports national NBA Insider Tom Haberstroh (@tomhaberstroh) will be reporting live from Chicago starting tomorrow for NBA All-Star Weekend. Haberstroh will host a special LIVE episode of “The Habershow” podcast at the Highline Bar and Lounge in downtown Chicago tomorrow, Friday, February 14th, at noon CT / 1 p.m. ET. The event is open to the public.

The Habershow will feature interviews with special guest 2020 NBA Slam Dunk Contestant Aaron Gordon, among others. In addition, the podcast will preview of this year’s game/rosters; discuss the classic ’88 ASG in Chicago featuring game MVP & Slam Dunk Contest champion Michael Jordan; review the 2019-2020 NBA season to date; and look ahead to the stretch run and potential playoff positioning.

Fans can stream the episode live on the MyTeams by NBC Sports app. The podcast will be available on demand on The Habershow feed and on NBC Sports Chicago’s YouTube channel. A special one-hour episode will air on NBC Sports Chicago and NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive at 7 p.m. CT.

In this week’s HaberStat, Haberstroh breaks down the number 7, which is the abnormally high amount of All-Stars playing for new teams. In today’s column, Haberstroh examines why it’s unfair to the Los Angeles Lakers and Lebron James to think that the Lakers need to win an NBA title for Kobe Bryant.

Haberstroh joined NBC Sports Regional Networks as the National NBA Insider in 2018. A new column debuts each week exclusively on NBCSports.com/Haberstroh and on the MyTeams by NBC Sports app. New episodes of The Habershow podcast drop every Friday during the NBA season., he makes regular appearances on all NBC Sports Regional Networks and HaberStat.

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