NBA TO PLAY FIRST-EVER REGULAR-SEASON GAME IN PARIS
The Charlotte Hornets and the Milwaukee Bucks will play in the NBA’s first regular-season game in Paris at the AccorHotels Arena on Friday, January 24, 2020.
Tickets for The NBA Paris Game 2020 Presented by beIN Sports will go on sale at a later date. Fans can register their interest in tickets and gain access to presale information and more by visiting NBAEvents.com/ParisGame. Registering does not guarantee a ticket and tickets are limited.
The NBA Paris Game 2020 Presented by beIN Sports will mark the Hornets’ second game in Paris, having played a preseason game in the French capital in 1994 against the Golden State Warriors. The Hornets roster currently features three-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker, four-time NBA Champion Tony Parker (France) and fellow countryman Nicolas Batum.
The Bucks will be playing their first game in France, having previously played a regular-season game in London in 2015. The Bucks, who have the best record in the NBA, currently feature three-time NBA All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), who led the Eastern Conference in fan votes during NBA All-Star Voting 2019 presented by Google, as well as 2019 NBA All-Star Khris Middleton and 2016-17 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon. The game will be the NBA’s 10th game at the AccorHotels Arena since 1991 and the 11th game in France all-time.
The game will be supported by a full roster of marketing partners, including presenting partner beIN Sports, Beats, Nike, and Tissot, with additional partners to be announced in the coming months.