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NBA Increasingly Using Preseason Games As Way To Promote League Globally
Published October 21, 2013
TIME FOR THE REAL THING? NBA Commissioner David Stern on Friday would not "speculate how long it would be until a regular season game would be played in China," instead "passing the baton" to his successor, NBA Deputy Commissioner & COO Adam Silver. Stern said, "The level of cooperation with the Shanghai sports bureau means we will continue to favor Shanghai with games in the future. Regular-season games are for Commissioner Silver and [Shanghai Sports Bureau Dir Li Yuyi] to decide" (AP, 10/18).