as anticipated RECORD since last March, today the NBA Mexico made the regular season match between Miami and Saint Anthony for December 17 at the M
as anticipated RECORD since last March, today the NBA Mexico made the regular season match between Miami and Saint Anthony for December 17 at the Mexico City Arena.
On March 3 we published that the NBA would return after two years of absence with the San Antonio Spurs like the home team. On May 31 that the miami heat it would serve as the visit and so it will happen.
“We couldn’t be more excited to bring two franchises with history and strong local fans to the Arena CDMX next season. Host the games of the NBA in Mexico is an important part of our broader efforts to grow basketball and attract fans across the country, and we look forward to once again bringing the experience of the NBA live to our loyal fans in Mexico on December 17 and for years to come,” said Raúl Zárraga, director of NBA Mexico.
The Spurs debuted in Mexico in October 1994 with two pre-season games at the Palacio de los Deportes. In all, the Spurs have played six games in Mexico, most recently a 121-119 overtime victory against the phoenix suns as part of the NBA Mexico City Games 2019. The matchup will mark the second game of the Heat in Mexico, after defeating the Brooklyn Nets 101-89 as part of the 2017 NBA Mexico City Games.
The clash next December will mark the 30th anniversary of the first League game in the country, which featured the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks playing a pre-season game at the Palacio de los Deportes in October 1992. In total, 22 teams from the NBA they have played preseason and regular season games in Mexico.
“We have played six games in Mexico City and each time thousands of fans from the spurs, making us feel loved and at home. We are grateful for our loyal fans in Mexico and are excited for the opportunity to play against them as part of our 50th anniversary season. This is one of the ways we continue to engage with and celebrate our growing number of fans in Mexico.” R. C. BufordCEO of Spurs Sports & Entertainment.
Tickets for the NBA Mexico City Game 2022 will go on sale at a later date. Starting today and running through Saturday, September 3, fans interested in attending the game can register and receive access to exclusive pre-sale tickets by visiting www.nbaenmexico.com
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