Just last week Silver explained, "We do not believe we can successfully host our All-Star festivities in Charlotte in the climate created by HB2."
HB2 is the controversial bill passed in North Carolina which eliminates certain legal protections for victims of LGBT discrimination.
Cohen couldn't be HAPPIER with the NBA's move to 86 Charlotte -- saying, "I love it! God bless the NBA."
He also ripped into North Carolina governor Pat McCrory -- who's been defending the bill for months.
"That f*****g governor, he needs to be voted out," Cohen tells TMZ Sports.
You gotta watch the clip -- Andy's fired up!