Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards To Play Game In Rio De Janeiro
The dream of Brazilian fans "to see an NBA game in the country will become reality sometime in October," according to Fábio Aleixo of LANCE NET. By the start of next week, the NBA "should confirm" a game between the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Brazilian player Nenê Hilario plays for the Wizards. The game will be played at Rio de Janeiro's 18,000-seat Arena HSBC. The NBA wanted to announce the deal during the All-Star game, but details were not finalized at the time (LANCE NET, 3/3).