— Published 25 May 2022

Bulls to return to Paris

Exciting. The NBA unveiled on Tuesday 24 May the details of its big return to Paris after a three-year absence. The NBA Paris Game 2023 will pit the six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls against the three-time champion Detroit Pistons. The regular season game will take place on January 19, 2023 at the Accor Arena. The NBA Paris Game 2023 will mark the Bulls’ third game in Paris, after two preseason games in the French capital in 1997. The Pistons, meanwhile, will be playing their first game in France, having already played regular season games in London in 2013 and Mexico City in 2019. The NBA Paris Game 2023 will be the first NBA game in Europe since 2020, and the 12th in France since 1991. The NBA Paris Game 2020 – the first NBA regular season game in Paris – took place on 24 January 2020. It pitted the Charlotte Hornets against the Milwaukee Bucks. In addition to the NBA Paris Game 2023, the league and its partners will organize interactive fan activities, local initiatives (NBA Cares), and youth basketball development programs (Jr. NBA).