NBA Returns to Rio with Orlando Magic Facing Flamengo

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – NBA Brasil officials recently announced that American basketball will return to Rio with the Orlando Magic playing the three-time champions of the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB) league, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. Scheduled for October 17th at the HSBC Arena, located in the neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca, the preseason game will be part of the Global Games NBA (National Basketball Association) series.

"We are proud to bring that experience to the Brazilian fans for the 3rd consecutive year and to have the honor of facing one of the . . .

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