NBA ventures into Taiwan, with Denver Nuggets facing Indiana Pacers in exhibition game Oct. 8By AP
Friday, June 19, 2009
Nuggets-Pacers to play in Taiwan exhibition Oct. 8
NEW YORK — The NBA will play its first game in Taiwan this fall.
The league said Friday the Denver Nuggets will face the Indiana Pacers on Oct. 8 in an exhibition game at Taipei Arena.
Taipei will be the seventh Asian city to host an NBA game. The others are Beijing, Guangzhou, Macao, Shanghai, Tokyo and Yokohama.
The NBA will hold community events while in Taipei. The league opened its office in the city in 1997.
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