Los Suns In Mexico City
The National Basketball Organization (NBA) and also Zignia Live announced today that The NBA Mexico City Gamings 2019 will certainly feature the Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns as well as San Antonio Spurs playing two regular-season video games at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, noting the very first time that four NBA teams will play in Mexico in one regular-season.
The Mavericks and Pistons will play on Thursday, Dec. 12 and the Spurs will certainly tackle the Suns on Saturday, Dec. 14. The games will certainly mark the 29th as well as 30th games in Mexico considering that 1992, one of the most NBA video games held in any nation outside the United States and also Canada. It will also be the fourth successive season the NBA will play 2 regular-season video games in Mexico City.
The games will be broadcast survive on ESPN Deportes, Televisa and also NBA League Come On Mexico, and also will get to fans in even more than 200 nations as well as regions. Ticket sales info will certainly be announced at a later day.
The rosters for the four teams presently include 2018-19 KIA NBA Novice of the Year finalist and also All-Rookie First Team choice Luka Donĉić (Mavericks), six-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin (Pistons), four-time NBA All-Star DeMar DeRozan as well as seven-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge (Spurs), and also Devin Booker (Suns), who this period came to be the fifth-youngest player in NBA history to reach 5,000 career factors.
In addition to the oncourt activity, The NBA Mexico City Games 2019 will certainly feature NBA Cares neighborhood outreach efforts.
The NBA Mexico City Games 2019 will be supported by a complete lineup of marketing partners, including AT&T, Nike, Tissot, Gatorade, SAP, Codere, Coors Light, with added partners to be announced in the coming months.
Fans can find much more NBA details at NBA.com, Facebook.com/ NBA_Mexicoas well as on Twitter (@NBAMEX). Followers can likewise acquire all the most recent NBA goods at NBATienda.comas well as at the Field Ciudad de Mexico on video game evenings.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver:
“NBA games in Mexico City are a core part of our efforts to reach and also involve basketball fans throughout Mexico and Latin America. With a document four NBA groups going to Mexico City next season, we expect an unprecedented level of interest as well as enjoyment around these games and also our bordering area occasions.”
Zignia Live Director of Service Advancement & & Strategic Partnerships Ignacio Sáenz:
“We have a fantastic partnership with the NBA and take pride in whatever we have actually accomplished with each other. The roadway has actually been very satisfying as well as full of several satisfied minutes many thanks to the effort of all the teams. Thanks to the unconditional assistance of the followers, we can say that the very best basketball worldwide will come once again to Mexico on December 12 and also 14 as both Zignia and the NBA will certainly continue their dedication to grow the video game in Mexico.”
Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle:
“We are delighted to be one of the teams that plays worldwide again this season. It is an honor to find back to Mexico City and display our game to these fantastic fans!”
Detroit Pistons Vice Chairman, Arn Tellem:
“The Detroit Pistons organization is excited to be among four groups joining the NBA’s Mexico City Gamings 2019. Playing a regular-season video game in Mexico City will be a wonderful experience for our players as well as trainers as well as we eagerly anticipate showcasing Detroit Basketball to a worldwide target market.”
Phoenix Suns Head Of State and CEO, Jason Rowley: ”
We had a transcendent experience hosting 2 regular-season games in Mexico City in 2017 as well as our entire company is thrilled regarding going back to Mexico as a residence group next period. Our connection with Mexico is special and it’s a remarkable possibility to proceed engaging our expanding team of advocates because region, while assisting broaden the NBA as well as the game of basketball to a very enthusiastic fan base.”
Spurs President of Sports Franchises RC Buford:
“It’s an honor for the Spurs company to be able to stand for South Texas and also the NBA by, when again, playing in Mexico City. The relationship between our neighborhood and Mexico is essential as well as impactful on lots of levels. We look onward to a wonderful experience as well as are delighted to share Spurs basketball with every one of our followers in Mexico.”
Concerning the NBA
The NBA is a worldwide sports and also media business developed around four specialist sporting activities leagues: the National Basketball Organization, the Women’s National Basketball Association, the NBA G Organization as well as the NBA 2K Organization. The NBA has actually developed a major international presence with video games and programs in 215 countries as well as areas in 50 languages, as well as goods available for sale in greater than 100,000 stores in 100 nations on 6 continents. NBA rosters at the beginning of the 2018-19 period featured 108 international players from 42 countries as well as territories. NBA Digital’s properties consist of NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA Application and also NBA Organization Pass. The NBA has created among the largest social networks communities worldwide, with 1.6 billion sorts and fans internationally across all organization, group, and also gamer systems. With NBA Cares, the organization addresses vital social issues by functioning with internationally recognized youth-serving companies that support education, youth and household growth, as well as health-related reasons.