NBA TV to Televise Preseason Games from Around the Globe with Multiple Appearances by the Lakers, Thunder, Rockets, Pacers and Warriors
Network's Coverage of NBA Global Games 2013 Tips Off Saturday, Oct. 5
NBA TV will begin its preseason coverage with telecasts of eight games taking place outside the United States as part of NBA Global Games 2013. The schedule will begin Saturday, Oct. 5, at 9 a.m. ET when the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant visit Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul in Istanbul, Turkey.
The network's preseason schedule will feature games from China, Spain, and the United Kingdom, including multiple appearances by the Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers. The coverage of NBA Global Games 2013 also includes the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards tipping off in Rio de Janeiro for the first NBA game in Brazil, while the Pacers and Rockets will play the league's first preseason game in the Philippines.
Overall, NBA TV will televise more than 25 NBA preseason games with additional matchups to be announced at a later date. Following is the NBA Global Games 2013 scheduled for Oct. 5-18:
Date Time (ET) Matchup
Saturday, Oct. 5 9 a.m. Oklahoma City Thunder @ Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul from Istanbul, Turkey
Sunday, Oct. 6 Noon Philadelphia 76ers @ Bilbao Basket from Bilbao, Spain
Tuesday, Oct. 8 3 p.m. Oklahoma City Thunder @ Philadelphia 76ers from Manchester, UK
Thursday, Oct. 10 7:30 a.m. Houston Rockets vs. Indiana Pacers from Manila, Philippines
Saturday, Oct. 12 5 p.m. Chicago Bulls @ Washington Wizards from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sunday, Oct. 13 1:30 a.m. Indiana Pacers @ Houston Rockets from Taipei, Taiwan
Tuesday, Oct. 15 7:30 a.m. Golden State Warriors @ Los Angeles Lakers from Beijing, China
Friday, Oct. 18 7:30 a.m. Los Angeles Lakers @ Golden State Warriors from Shanghai, China
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