Tickets for the NBA Global Games Philippines 2013 featuring the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers will go on sale on Sunday, June 16, it was announced by SM and the NBA last May 31 at Press Conference held at SM Mall of Asia Cinema 4.
The game, which will be played at the Mall of Asia Arena on October 10, Thursday, is part of the NBA’s comprehensive Global Games schedule and will be the league’s first preseason game in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia.
Tickets for the game are available for purchase online at: http://www.smtickets.com
The Houston Rockets feature a dynamic young roster led by NBA All-Star and All-NBA selection James Harden, along with 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.
The NBA Global Games will see eight NBA teams play in eight cities in six countries this October. The schedule – which will also feature the Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers and Washington Wizards – will also include the first-ever NBA preseason game in Brazil, and in the cities of Bilbao, Spain, and Manchester, England. It will also include games in Beijing, Istanbul, Shanghai, and Taipei.
Tickets for the NBA Global Games will go on sale starting Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 10am. It will be available on SM tickets on all SM Cinema branches or online at http://www.smtickets.com.
The ticket prices will be as follows:
PREMIUM A RED – P32,300
PREMIUM B GREEN – P27,000
SECTION C BLUE – P8,400
SECTION D ORANGE – P4,200
SECTION E GRAY – P550
More information can be found at NBA.com, http://www.mallofasia-arena.com, and via social media on Facebook.com/philsnba and on Twitter @NBA_Philippines. Enquiries can also be directed to the SM Customer Care Hotline at +63 2 470-2222.