When the NBA All-Star game last visited Chicago, Marc Davis was a junior at the U.S. Naval Academy, watching the proceedings at the old Chicago Stadium from afar.
On Sunday, the veteran NBA official will own a slightly different perspective for the first All-Star game at the United Center. He’s working it.
“In some form or fashion, I’ve had that almost out-of-body moment every night over my 23 seasons in the league: ‘I’m really here and this is what I’m doing?’” Davis said in a phone interview. “So I’m certain I will have many moments on Sunday when I step back and say, ‘Wow.