The NBA big show will arrive in Bilbao-Bizkaia next October 4, 5 and 6 with a full schedule of events that will reach its top on Sunday afternoon in Bilbao Exhibition Centre. That day, Philadelphia 76ers will play a friendly game against Uxue Bilbao Basket, thanks to the agreement reached by the NBA and Euroleague Basketball with BBVA, Biscay Provincial Council and Bilbao City Council.
Thousands of people will enjoy a unique opportunity to get to see close how one of the legendary teams of the NBA face the men in black at the Bizkaia Arena of BEC. It will be one of the eight pre-season games worldwide, which in Europe will also include Oklahoma City Thunder, a team that will play in Istanbul before facing the 76ers in Manchester. A historic opportunity to live a total genuine live-show that will be seen worlwide via all the NBA platforms.
A great international renown event
Tickets for this game will go on sale in the second half of May through the usual channels. The big show hosted by BEC is a further step in the agreement reached by the National Basketball Association (NBA), Bilbao City Council and Biscay Provincial Council in January 2011, which aims at promoting the Bilbao-Bizkaia brand internationally and its tourist appeal in the United States and Europe, besides promoting passion for basketball.