NBA Plans to Put a Minor-League Team in Mexico City

NBA Plans to Put a Minor-League Team in Mexico City

Report: NBA 'moving quickly' to put G League franchise in Mexico

The NBA is planning to establish a G-League franchise in Mexico City as soon as possible, according to The New York Times' Marc Stein, and it could come as quickly as next season.

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The Brooklyn Nets will play two of their home games at the Mexico City Arena this week, starting with tonight's matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder and the next on Saturday night against the Miami Heat.

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The National Basketball Association intends to put an N.B.A. G League franchise here in the Mexican capital, according to three people familiar with the league's plans.

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According to commissioner Adam Silver, the league isn't actively pursuing expansion or the relocation for any of the 30 National Basketball Association teams, but also noted Mexico City could be a natural fit for a franchise. Stein also notes that although commissioner Adam Silver has said the league is not looking to expand or relocate any teams, but he has mentioned Mexico City as "a natural contender" to land a team on multiple occasions. The two most likely expansion locations are Seattle and Mexico City, and a G-League franchise could serve as a test run before adding an National Basketball Association team.

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