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Maiden NBA game to played in India in October

Sports Lounge Staff



National Basketball Association (NBA)

New Delhi: NBA India has announced that the country will have its first-ever National Basketball Association match, which will be played in front of 3,000 boys and girls under the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program.

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

The match on October 5 will be open to fans who have purchased the tickets via BookMyShow.

NBA will also invite 3,000 boys and girls to attend the matches.sports news headlines

“We are proud to provide young Indian boys and girls under the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program with the opportunity to experience the first-ever NBA game in India,” said NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum.

“We share Reliance Foundation’s belief in the transformative power of sport and its ability to capture a child’s imagination, and these historic events will inspire youth across the country for years to come.”