LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The NBA’s Washington Wizards and New Orleans Pelicans will play a pre-season game in Rupp Arena on Oct. 19 at 7:00 p.m.
The game will feature three former UK players – Anthony Davis and Darius Miller from the Pelicans; and John Wall of the Wizards.
“This game will be an exciting weekend of basketball for Kentucky fans. They can start off the weekend with Big Blue Madness on Friday and an NBA game on Saturday,” stated Maury Hanks, President of Global Sports Management, one of the sponsors of the game.
“We are excited to partner with Global Sports Management to bring this unique event to Rupp Arena,” said Terry Johnson, Executive Director for the BSC. “It will bring thousands of fans to central Kentucky and be a terrific addition to our sports calendar.”
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