Late on Wednesday IST, the Indiana Pacers announced their 2019-20 preseason schedule.
The slate tips-off with a couple of historic games against the Sacramento Kings at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai, making it the first games the NBA has played in India and the first games staged in the country by a North American sports league.
The Pacers and Kings will compete in the first-ever NBA India Games on Oct. 4 and Oct. 5 with both games set to tip-off at 7 PM IST.
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As per the team's release, this will be the franchise's fourth overseas trip for preseason games having previously played in Berlin, Germany; Seville, Spain; Taipei, Taiwan; Beijing, China; and Manila, Philippines.
Following those two games, the Pacers return to the United States for a couple of games on their home floor at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
First, they host their division rivals Chicago Bulls on Oct. 12 (4:30 AM IST) followed by their final preseason game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Oct. 16 (4:30 AM IST).
For more updates and stories on the NBA India Games 2019, you can follow NBA.com's page dedicated to the historic event.