The NBA China Games 2019 will be the NBA’s 27th and 28th games in China, with 17 NBA teams having played games in Beijing, Guangzhou, Macao, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei since 2004.
The Lakers’ roster currently features three-time NBA Champion LeBron James, six-time NBA All-Star Anthony Davis, four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, and 2018 NBA All-Rookie First Team member Kyle Kuzma.
The Nets’ roster currently features two-time NBA Champion Kevin Durant, six-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving, three-time NBA All-Star DeAndre Jordan, and 2018 Most Improved Player Award finalist Spencer Dinwiddie.
About NBA China
The NBA’s entity that conducts all of the league’s businesses in China was formed in January 2008 after its first office opened in Hong Kong in 1992. The NBA currently has relationships with a network of television and digital media outlets in China, including a 30-plus years partnership with CCTV. The league hosts hundreds of touring basketball events for fans, conducts community enrichment programs, and maintains marketing partnerships with a combination of world-class China-based corporations and U.S.-based multinationals.
NBA licensed apparel and footwear are available through NBA Flagship Stores and authorized online stores on e-commerce and social media platforms. In 2004, the NBA became the first American professional sports league to play games in China. Following NBA China Games 2018, 17 NBA teams have played 26 games in China.
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September 27, 2019