(Indianapolis, IN) – Today the American Basketball Association (ABA) has announced that the 2018-2019 ABA All Star Game has been awarded to Pittsburgh PA for the second consecutive year.  “We’re delighted to be bringing the All-star game back to PittsburghAverill “Ace” Pippens, the owner of the Steel City Yellow Jackets, Antjuan “Tjuan Benafactor” Washington, CEO of the ABA’s Media & Entertainment division and Brian “Essince” Collins, President of the ABA’s media & Entertainment division did an amazing job with our 2018 All Star weekend. Im sure they plan on kicking it up a notch for this upcoming seasons all-star weekend.” stated ABA Co-founder Joe Newman.

In April 2018 over 50 of the ABA’s best and brightest players and up and coming stars from around the nation converged on Pittsburgh,PA to showcase their skill sets & participate in the 2017-18 ABA All-star weekend. “We are very pleased and honored to be selected to host the ABA All Star Game for a second year,” added Pippens.

“Brian [Collins], Ace, and I put together a great experience for all during this years ABA All-star weekend, we have lots of new & innovating initiatives planned for the 2019 ABA All Star Weekend and we are currently coordinating as best as possible with Mayor Bill Peduto & the city of Pittsburgh to make the 2019 ABA All-star weekend a historic experience.” – Tjuan Benafactor.

One of the highlights of this years ABA All-star weekend was the regional performing artist Kanti Kasa, Ghetto Reese & more who came and interacted with and entertained the crowds. The weekends master of ceremonies and host will be Benafactor again for the 2019 All-star weekend.

“We’re busy at work finalizing a national artist for the All Star game halftime show to accompany the regional acts and other entertainment we’ll have performing throughout the weekend’s events,” added Collins. “This will be a great event for not only the ABA but the city of Pittsburth.”

For more information visit www.abamediaent.com or contact Brian Collins, president@abamediaent.com