ORLANDO — There is no question that the All-Star Game is huge for any city that gets the privilege of hosting it. Mayor Buddy Dyer projected that over 50,000 visitors would come through Orlando during All-Star Weekend, generating over 100 million dollars in revenue for the city.
But what does this mean for the players? It’s easy to answer that for a guy like Dwight Howard, who has accumulated over seven and a half million All-Star votes in his short career. So I took it to the locker room and found out exactly what the All-Star Game means to the players and those in the Magic organization.
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