Bulls

Bulls To Play First-Ever Game In Brazil

View Comments
Tom Thibodeau and Loul Deng

Tom Thibodeau and Loul Deng (Photo Credit: Getty Images, By: Jonathan Daniel)

mully-and-hanley The Mully and Hanley Show
Read More

Chicago Bulls
Upcoming Games

Buy Bulls Tickets Full Schedule
Monday Dec 22
vs. Raptors
Thursday Dec 25
vs. Lakers
Saturday Dec 27
vs. Pelicans
Bulls Central
Shop for Bulls Gear
Buy Bulls Tickets

NBA Scoreboard
NBA Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

(CBS) The Bulls are heading south – way south.

The NBA announced early Tuesday morning that eight of its teams will take part in what it’s calling a “comprehensive global game schedule,” that includes a total of eight games in six countries this October.

For the first time ever, the Bulls will take on the Wizards in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Oct. 12.

Teams will also play in the Philippines, and in the cities of Bilbao, Spain and Manchester, England.

“Providing fans with an authentic NBA experience is an important part of our efforts to grow the game globally,” said NBA Commissioner David Stern in a statement. “This fall, nearly a third of our teams will embark on a global tour that will celebrate the game of basketball, give our international fans a chance to connect with NBA teams and players, and leave a lasting impact in each of the communities we visit.”

View Comments