NBA India Games 2019

NBA India Games 2019: Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers touchdown in India ahead of their historic preseason clash

The Sacramento Kings at the Taj Mahal in Agra.
The Sacramento Kings at the Taj Mahal in Agra. (NBA India)

A couple of days before the first-ever NBA India Games, both participating franchises - the Sacramento Kings and the Indiana Pacers - have touched down in India.

The Pacers arrived around 3 PM IST today on the back of a 16-hour flight.

On arrival, the excited players were signing memorabilia for the NBA India Games.

Meanwhile, the Kings landed earlier this morning in Agra to visit the Taj Mahal.

Over the past couple of years, multiple NBA players - Kevin Durant, Kenneth Faried, and Brook Lopez - have posed for a picture with the Taj Mahal but this is probably the first time an entire NBA team has been clicked with the historical monument.

For Harrison Barnes, who's a part of the visiting Kings' roster, this is his second visit to the Taj Mahal in six months.

A few hours after the Pacers, at approximately 7 PM IST, the Kings arrived in Mumbai:

For more updates and stories on the NBA India Games 2019, you can follow NBA.com's page dedicated to the historic event.

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