Heat set to play regular-season game in Mexico

Miami will play Brooklyn Dec. 9


MIAMI – The Miami Heat will play an historic regular-season game in Mexico City.

Miami will play against the Brooklyn Nets on Dec. 9 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico.

It will be the first time the Heat have played a regular season game outside of the United States or Canada.

"We are thrilled to be able to participate in the NBA Mexico City games," Heat president Pat Riley said. "The game of basketball is truly a global game and we are proud to be a part of its return to Mexico City. We look forward to our first-ever regular season game there and bring the Heat experience to our fans in Mexico."

The Heat's trip will also feature interactive fan activities, NBA Cares community outreach initiatives and Jr. NBA programming.

The game will count as a Nets home game.

About the Author: