Dubai Looks Set To Host An NBA Preseason Game With The Sacramento Kings
And the Indiana Pacers
The NBA is looking to expand its reach internationally and looks set to host a pre-season game in Dubai, according to ESPN NBA reporter, Tim MacMahon.
MacMahon tweeted that sources state that the NBA will likely do a tour of two preseason games in Japan, and one in both Dubai and somewhere in India.
He also mentioned that the Sacramento Kings, owned by Indian-American, Vivek Ranadive, would likely be part of the games.
The Indiana Pacers are also rumoured to be lined up for the Dubai visit.
Sources: The NBA will expand its international reach next year to include preseason games in Japan (two cities) and a Dubai/India trip in addition to the China trip. Vivek Ranadive's Kings will likely be one of the teams that go to Dubai and India.— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) October 7, 2018
Currently the details are unconfirmed
But Pacers reporter, Scott Agness tweeted that The Pacers have sent people to Dubai to scout the location - exciting times for basketball fans!
The Pacers had multiple individuals in Dubai and India last month to scout it out, so they are expected to participate. https://t.co/9EcXi0WKdU— Scott Agness (@ScottAgness) October 7, 2018