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By NBA 06 Aug 2018

BEIJING, Aug. 4, 2018 – NBA China today announced that tickets for the NBA China Games 2018 presented by Vivo featuring the Dallas Mavericks and Philadelphia 76ers will go on sale at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6.  

The Mavericks and 76ers will both play in China for the first time when they meet at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 in Shanghai at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, followed by a rematch at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8 in Shenzhen at the Shenzhen Universiade Center.  

NBA China has partnered with promoter iRENA Group to provide fans with convenient ways to purchase tickets.  Fans can purchase tickets through official ticketing partners Wesai, Damai, Yongle and the NBA online store in China.

Shanghai Game:

Damai’s call center (1010-3721) and online at   

Wesai’s call center (4001-390-000) and online at 

Yongle’s call center (4006-228-228) and online at  

NBA online store at, and

Shenzhen Game:

Yongle’s call center (4006-228-228) and online at  

Wesai’s call center (4001-390-000) and online at 

NBA online store at, and

Following the NBA China Games 2018, which will mark the NBA’s 25th and 26th games in China, 17 NBA teams will have participated since 2004, in Beijing, Guangzhou, Macao, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei.

The Mavericks’ roster currently features 13-time NBA All-Star and 2011 NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki, 2015 NBA Champion Harrison Barnes, standout rookie Dennis Smith Jr, 2018 No. 3 overall draft pick Luka Doncic, and Chinese forward Ding Yanyuhang.  

The 76ers’ roster currently features 2018 NBA All-Star center Joel Embiid, 2018 NBA Rookie of the Year Ben Simmons, 2017 No. 1 overall draft pick Markelle Fultz, as well as Croatian forward Dario Saric and Robert Covington.

The NBA China Games 2018 are presented by Vivo and supported by Chivas, CLEAR, Dongfeng Nissan, ExxonMobil, Harbin Beer, Master Kong, Mengniu, Nike, SAP and Tissot, and co-produced by AEG Presents.

About NBA China

The NBA’s entity that conducts all of the league’s businesses in China was formed in January 2008 after its first office opened in Hong Kong in 1992.  The NBA currently has relationships with a network of television and digital media outlets in China, including a 30-plus years partnership with CCTV.  The league hosts hundreds of touring basketball events for fans, conducts community enrichment programs, and maintains marketing partnerships with a combination of world-class China-based corporations and U.S.-based multinationals.  

NBA licensed apparel and footwear are available through retail and authorized online stores on e-commerce and social media platforms, including,,, and  In 2004, the NBA became the first American professional sports league to play games in China.  Following NBA China Games 2018, 17 NBA teams will have played 26 games in China.

About iRENA Group

Founded in 2001, iRENA Group is a leading sports business company in China. The company has seen solid growth over the years and has developed a holistic business line that covers venue and sports events operations, ticketing business, merchandise, electronic games, fan relations, sports tourism, sports training and education, sports gambling and sports agent business.  In 2015, iRENA became a promotional partner of the NBA China Games and expanded its partnership with NBA China last year to become a multi-year promoter of the NBA China Games. 

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