Lakers to participate in the 2019 NBA China Games

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The Los Angeles Lakers have been chosen to play in the 13thannual NBA China Games. Their opponents will be the Brooklyn Nets. Both teams have been in the China Games before; the Nets twice (2010, 2014) and Lakers once (2013).

The games will take place Thursday, Oct. 10 in Shanghai, then in Shenzhen on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The fans will see the stars from both teams, including Lakers LeBron James, Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram. From the Nets: D’Angelo Russell, Spencer Dinwiddie and Joe Harris. Plus they will have the opportunity to participate in NBA activities, including shooting drills with celebrities and players from both teams before the Shanghai game.

Along with the Fan Day presented by Dongfeng  Nissan, the league and its partners will conduct NBA Cares community outreach events.

The games will be presented on television, digital and social media in over 200 countries and territories.

Top photo by Claudia Gestro