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Pacers set to play first NBA games in India

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo celebrates during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Pacers defeated the Hawks 116-93. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indiana Pacers will be taking their game to a country that has never had an NBA game.

According to the NBA, the Pacers and Sacramento Kings will play in Mumbai, India on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct 5. in 2019.

The two preseason games will take place at Mumbai’s NSCI Dome.

Pacers owner Herb Simon said he’s looking forward to the opportunity to help bring the NBA to India.

“We are thrilled to be one of the first two teams to play the first-ever game in India and proud to be part of the expanding NBA worldwide footprint of our game of basketball.”

Tickets for the games are not on sale yet, but for more information, click here.  and here.