Aug 16, 2012, 6:35 PM EDT
The NBA got plenty of global exposure during the Summer Olympics, where USA Basketball took home the gold by sending a team made up of the world’s greatest players to compete, all of whom just happen to be members of the Association.
The league will continue to ride the international wave once its preseason schedule — which was released in its entirety on Thursday — kicks off on October 5, with games scheduled in seven countries outside the U.S. over a span of 19 days.
Here’s the complete breakdown of the international dates, via John Schuhmann of the dot com:
NBA Europe Live presented by BBVA
Oct. 5 — Boston at Fenerbahce Ulker (NBA TV) – Istanbul, Turkey
Oct. 6 — Dallas at Alba Berlin (NBA TV) – Berlin, Germany
Oct. 7 – Boston at Emporio Armani Milano (NBA TV) – Milan, Italy
Oct. 9 — Dallas at FC Barcelona Regal (NBA TV) – Barcelona, Spain
NBA Mexico Game 2012
Oct. 7 — New Orleans vs. Orlando (NBA TV) – Mexico City, Mexico
NBA China Games 2012
Oct. 11 — Miami vs. L.A. Clippers Beijing (NBA TV) – Beijing, China
Oct. 14 — Miami vs. L.A. Clippers (NBA TV) – Shanghai, China
2012 NBA Canada Series
Oct. 19 — New York vs. Toronto – Montreal, Quebec
Oct. 24 — Detroit vs. Minnesota – Winnipeg, Manitoba
Seven of the nine international games will appear on NBA TV, with four more stateside games in the preseason being nationally televised on either TNT or ESPN.
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