NBA players arrive for All-Star weekend, complain about the cold

NBA All-Star weekend has kicked off and cold or not – the city is ready to celebrate.

The players, the people and even the politicians are sharing in the excitement

It's NBA All-Star weekend and the city is pumped, as the league's star players make their way to Toronto.

Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors posted a video online jokingly saying it's -20 Farenheit – which is around -29 C.

It's going to be -23 C on Friday night and feel like -34 with the wind chill so he isn't actually far off.

Miami Heat's Chris Bosh has already started signing autographs.

He reminded everyone that it is cold. 

The Detroit Pistons are ready for Andre Drummond to bask in the limelight. 

In fact, Drummond is so pumped that he wants you to follow the excitement on his snapchat – no shame in a little self-promotion. 

The Boston Celtics gave Isiah Thomas a special jersey for good luck. 

Snoop Dogg is in town and he is so excited that he shimmied behind a CBC reporter. 

And Snoop also explained Toronto's sudden drop in temperature.

Our Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square is getting some much deserved love and attention.

And city councillor Norm Kelly and resident "6Dad" wants you to know that city hall is lit. The CN tower is lit. Everyone is lit. 

Mayor John Tory is so excited that he actually made Drake mayor. Well, not exactly, but he is giving the hometown hip hop rapper keys to the city.

Let's get this weekend started. 


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