Tickets for India’s First NBA Game to Go on Sale on 13 August

Registration for tickets for ‘The NBA India Game’ to be played on 5 October has started.

Published07 Aug 2019, 10:16 AM IST
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NBA India on Tuesday, 6 August, announced that registration for tickets for 'The NBA India Game 2019' to be played on 5 October has started and it will run till 11 August.

However, ticket sales for the game to be played on 5 October will go live for registered fans from 13 August at 12 pm, a media release issued by NBA said.

The NBA India Games 2019 will feature the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers playing two pre-season games on 4 and 5 October in Mumbai.

Details for the 4 October game will be announced later, the release by the basketball association added.

“The league has been working very closely with the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers to bring the authentic NBA experience to fans in India this October,” said NBA India Managing Director, Diane Gotua.  “Our first-ever NBA games in India will celebrate the continued growth of basketball in India and the passionate fans across the country who support basketball and the NBA year-round.”

The Kings, under the leadership of the NBA’s first Indian-born majority governor and Mumbai-native Vivek Ranadive, currently feature 2018 No. 2 overall draft pick Marvin Bagley III, 2017 No. 5 overall draft pick De’Aaron Fox and 2016 No. 6 overall draft pick Buddy Hield (Bahamas).  The Pacers, under the leadership of Chairman and CEO Herb Simon - the longest-tenured NBA governor currently feature two-time NBA All-Star Victor Oladipo, 2015 No. 11 overall draft pick Myles Turner and 2017 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon.

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