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NBA House to offer free interactive basketball experience for fans in Paris

- Fan Experience and Hospitality Venue to Bring Excitement of the NBA to Paris around The NBA Paris Game 2020 Presented by beIN SPORTS - - Event to Feature Appearances by Charlotte Hornets Legends Muggsy Bogues and Dell Curry and Milwaukee Bucks Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -

CHARLOTTE - FEBRUARY 2: Muggsy Bogues #1 of the Charlotte Hornets looks across the court during the basketball game against the Miami Heat at Charlotte Coliseum on February 4, 1994 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1994 NBAE (Photo by Greg Forwerck/NBAE via Getty Images)

LONDON, PARIS, Nov. 27, 2019 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today unveiled plans for NBA House, a free interactive fan experience and hospitality venue, that will be held at Halle des Blancs Manteaux in the 4th Arrondissement in Paris from January 23-26.  The event opens the day before the NBA’s first regular-season game in Paris featuring the Charlotte Hornets and the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at the AccorHotels Arena.

Hosted in a centrally-located historic venue, NBA House will offer a variety of basketball-themed activities showcasing the excitement of the NBA and the game of basketball, including a basketball half-court where fans can compete in a series of skills challenges and other games.  Fans can also look forward to various appearances by Charlotte Hornets Legends Muggsy Bogues and Dell Curry and Milwaukee Bucks Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, as well as mascots, dunk teams and more.

SACRAMENTO, CA – JANUARY 12: Dell Curry #30 of the Charlotte Hornets shoots a foul shot against the Sacramento Kings during a game played on January 12, 1997 at Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1997 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

“NBA House will be a destination for fans of all ages to experience the excitement of the NBA first-hand in the heart of Paris,” said Kent Christian, NBA EME Associate Vice President, Events, Marketing and Operations. “The NBA Paris Game 2020 has generated unprecedented interest in the city and beyond.  We look forward to engaging with fans and guests from across Europe at NBA House as we celebrate the league, our teams and players.”

NBA House will feature a variety of interactive fan elements and customized activities including prize giveaways, oncourt entertainment and games throughout the event.  Visitors will also have the chance to shop at an NBA Store within the venue which will contain a range of official NBA products including the latest Hornets and Bucks merchandise, NBA Store exclusive items, as well as NBA Paris Game 2020 products.

The NBA Paris Game 2020 partners include presenting partner beIN SPORTS, beats, Gatorade, Fanatics, Foot Locker, ParionsSport, Nike, SAP, Tissot and 2K Sports. 

NBA House, located at Halle des Blancs Manteaux, 48 Rue Vieille du Temple, 75004, is open from Thursday, Jan. 23 to Sunday, Jan. 26.  Opening times will be available closer to the event at nbaevents.com/nbahouseparis.

Fans in France can find more information at NBA.com/France, the NBA’s official website hosted on beinsports.com, from the NBA App (App Store Google Play), and on Facebook (NBA France) and Twitter (@NBAFrance).  Fans can also purchase all the latest official NBA merchandise at NBAStore.eu.

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