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Celtics to play game in Mexico City next season

The Celtics have two games left in the 2014-15 regular season.Jim Davis/Globe Staff/Globe Staff

The Celtics will face the Sacramento Kings in a regular-season game in Mexico City on Dec. 3, the NBA announced on Tuesday.

It will be the league’s 22nd game played in Mexico and the third in Mexico City. The festivities will also include NBA cares community programs and fan events.

“Fans all over the world know about Celtic pride,” Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said in a statement, “and we couldn’t be more proud that we’re adding to our legacy by bringing our game and our team to Mexico.”

Tickets will go on sale on April 24 and can be purchased at superboletos.com or by calling 1-800-BOLETOS. In October, as part of the NBA Global Games initiative, the Hornets and Clippers will play two games in China.


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