NEW YORK (Reuters) - The San Antonio Spurs will face the Los Angeles Clippers on October 12 in a pre-season game Mexico City, the 19th game the NBA will have played in Mexico, the league said Thursday.
The NBA first travelled to Mexico City in 1992 when the Spurs lost to the Dallas Mavericks.
Mexico became the only international country other than Japan and Canada to host an NBA regular-season game when the Houston Rockets defeated the Mavericks in 1997 in Mexico City.
The NBA will host of series of pre-season games outside the U.S. and Canada this October when the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves play in Barcelona, London, Milan and Paris.
(Writing by Steve Ginsburg in Washington; Editing by Justin Palmer)