NBA to Play Preseason Games in China, Brazil
The NBA announced five international preseason games Thursday. The Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings will meet twice in China — Oct. 12 in Shanghai and Oct. 15 in Beijing.
The Spurs will also play two Euroleague Basketball teams. San Antonio faces eight-time German champion Alba Berlin in Berlin on Oct. 8 and five-time Turkish champ Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul in Istanbul on Oct. 11.
The Cavs-Heat matchup is also Oct. 11 in Rio de Janeiro.
The NBA will later announce regular-season international games for 2014-15 as part of its efforts to promote the league around the world.