On This Date In NBA History: December 6, The NBA Played Its First Regular Season Game in Mexico


July 7, 2012; London, UNITED KINGDOM;Former NBA star Charles Barkley in attendance during the women

1997 – The Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks, 108-106, in the first NBA regular season game played in Mexico. Michael Finley (@Da_Finster) scored a game-high 35 points in the loss. Charles Barkley had 19 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists, which were all team-highs.

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