Additional tickets for NBA pre-season game now out

Posted at 09/18/2013 11:14 PM

MANILA – NBA Philippines announced that additional tickets are now available to the public for the NBA Global Games Philippines 2013 this October.

The game—featuring the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers—will tip off at the Mall of Asia Arena at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, as part of the NBA’s comprehensive Global Games schedule.

It will be the league’s first preseason game in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia.

The Houston Rockets will feature a young roster led by NBA All-Stars and All-NBA selections Dwight Howard and James Harden, along with emerging stars Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons. The team has played 13 games outside of the US and Canada, including four games in China, two each in 2004 and 2010, and two regular season games in Japan in 1992.

The Indiana Pacers, led by NBA All-Stars Paul George and Roy Hibbert, have played overseas twice, most recently in 2009 in Beijing and Taipei.

For inquiries, fans can call 470-2222 or visit any SM Cinema branch nationwide for tickets. For those who want to purchase their tickets online, they may visit www.smtickets.com. The additional tickets released are all in the Premier A and B sections and come bundled with an exclusive Global Games polo shirt.

More information can be found at NBA.com, www.mallofasia-arena.com, and via social media on Facebook.com/philsnba and on Twitter @NBA_Philippines.