Mexico City, MX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Celtics and Sacramento Kings will play a regular-season game in Mexico City next December.
The NBA made the announcement Tuesday, saying the clubs will meet Dec. 3 in the Mexican capital as part of the NBA Global Games 2015.
"Basketball is more popular than ever, and Global Games Mexico 2015 is part of our ongoing dedication to growing the game around the world," said NBA commissioner Adam Silver in a statement Tuesday. "We are thrilled to bring the authentic NBA experience to our fans in Mexico once again, and to have another extraordinary opportunity for our teams and players to experience the country's warm hospitality and traditions."
It will be the 22nd NBA game in Mexico, the most league matchups held in any country outside the United States and Canada.