Tickets for the NBA Paris Game 2023 will go on sale November 10
PARIS, October 28, 2022 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that tickets for the 2023 NBA Paris Game featuring six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls and three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons will go on sale on Thursday Nov. 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CET via the Accor Arena website. The NBA Paris Game 2023 will see the Bulls and Pistons play the league’s second regular season game in Paris at the Accor Arena on Thursday, January 19, 2023.
Ahead of general ticket sales, fans can access a ticket presale that begins Tuesday, November 8 at 12:00 p.m. CET by registering to be verified on the Accor Arena website by Thursday, November 3 at 8 p.m. CET. NBA Experiences ticket packages offering premium access to the game and other events throughout Paris, as well as VIP experiences, meetings with NBA legends and more are also available for purchase here.
The 2023 NBA Paris Game will mark the Bulls’ third game in Paris, having played two preseason games in the French capital in 1997. Chicago currently has five-time NBA All-Star DeMar DeRozan, two-time NBA All-Star and Slam Dunk. champion Zach LaVine and two-time NBA All-Star Nikola Vučević (Montenegro). The Bulls won six NBA championships in eight years, becoming the third franchise in league history to win three consecutive titles twice (1991-93 and 1996-98).
The Pistons will play their first game in France, having played regular season matches in London (2013) and Mexico City (2019). Detroit currently includes 2021 No. 1 overall draft pick Cade Cunningham, 2022 No. 5 overall draft pick Jaden Ivey, 2020 No. 7 overall draft pick Killian Hayes (France), and members of the 2021 NBA All-Rookie Team Saddiq Bey and Isaiah Stewart. The Pistons won NBA titles in 1989, 1990 and 2004 and made it to six consecutive Eastern Conference Finals from 2003 to 2008.
The NBA Paris Game 2023 will be streamed live on beIN SPORTS and NBA League Pass, reaching fans in over 200 countries and territories. In addition to the NBA Paris Game 2023, the league and its partners will host interactive fan activities, NBA Cares community outreach initiatives and an NBA Jr. Youth Basketball Development Program that will bring the NBA experience to fans in the French capital.
The game and surrounding events will be supported by a list of marketing partners, including Foot Locker, La Française des Jeux, Gatorade, Hotels.com, Nike, SAP, Tissot, 2K and Yop. Other partners will be announced in the coming months.
The NBA Paris Game 2023 will mark the first NBA game in Europe since 2020. The NBA Paris Game 2020 – the first regular season NBA game in Paris – took place on January 24, 2020 and featured the Charlotte Hornets and the Milwaukee Bucks.
NBA games and programming have been broadcast in France since the 1984-85 season, and the league played its first game in France in 1991. In addition to preseason and regular season games in France, the league has hosted interactive fan events, guest appearances and alumni, NBA Cares community outreach initiatives and, in 2007, Basketball Without Borders, the NBA’s global basketball community outreach and development program and FIBA which saw nine French players drafted into the NBA or signed as free agents, including Hayes.