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Spurs, Pacers to square off in NBA Paris Games 2025

San Antonio phenom Victor Wembanyama will play regular-season NBA games in his home country for the first time.

Victor Wembanyama and the Spurs will take on the Pacers in the 2025 NBA Paris Games.

LONDON AND PARIS – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that the NBA Paris Games 2025, which will be presented by Tissot, will feature the five-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs and the Indiana Pacers playing regular-season games in Paris on Thursday, Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 25, 2025, marking the first time the NBA will play two regular-season games in the French capital in the same season.

The NBA Paris Games 2025 presented by Tissot will mark the Spurs’ third and fourth games in Paris, having last played a preseason game there in 2006.  San Antonio currently features French star and 2023 No. 1 overall draft pick Victor Wembanyama, 2024 NBA Rising Stars participant Jeremy Sochan and 2020 Olympic gold medalist Keldon Johnson.

The Pacers will be playing their first games in France.  Indiana currently features 2024 NBA All-Star Tyrese Haliburton, 2019 NBA champion and two-time NBA All-Star Pascal Siakam, and two-time NBA blocks leader Myles Turner.  The Pacers are currently facing the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the NBA Playoffs 2024 presented by Google Pixel.

Tissot, the Official Watch and Official Timekeeper of the NBA, and a global marketing partner of the league since 2015, will serve as Presenting Partner of The NBA Paris Games for the first time.  Tissot will showcase its latest watches at The NBA Paris Games 2025 and at its flagship store on the iconic Champs-Élysées.

In addition to the games, the league, the Spurs and the Pacers will conduct interactive fan activities, NBA Cares community outreach initiatives and Jr. NBA youth basketball development programming that will bring the NBA experience to fans in Paris.

Additional information about ticket sales, the venue and the surrounding events and activities will be announced at a later date.  Fans can register their interest in tickets and gain access to presale information and more by visiting

Fans in France can find more NBA information at – the league’s official online destination in France hosted on – on Facebook (NBA France), Instagram (NBAEurope) and X (@NBAFrance), and by downloading the NBA App.  They can also purchase the latest NBA merchandise at the NBA Store in Paris and at

Executive Quotes:

NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum:

“The return of the San Antonio Spurs and Victor Wembanyama to Paris to face Tyrese Haliburton and the Indiana Pacers will be a landmark moment for the growth of basketball in Europe.  With support from Tissot, the two regular-season games and surrounding events in Paris will galvanize fans in France, across Europe and around the world at a time when the momentum for basketball in the region has never been greater.”

San Antonio Spurs CEO RC Buford:

“Playing in Paris has been an incredible experience for our organization in the past and we are thrilled for the opportunity to be a part of The NBA Paris Games 2025.  Thanks to our deep international history, we are fortunate to have Spurs fans in France, across Europe and around the world.  We are excited to continue to honor that legacy by purposefully connecting and engaging with our fans in France on and off the court.”

Indiana Pacers President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard:

“The Pacers enjoy tremendous support from fans globally, and we are excited about the opportunity to be a part of the NBA’s efforts to continue bringing the game to new generations of fans all around the world.”

Tissot CEO Sylvain Dolla:

“The NBA Paris Games 2025 presented by Tissot mark a historical event and we are proud to play such an important role as Official Timekeeper, Watch and Presenting Partner.  The NBA and Tissot will be joining together to craft an experience filled with unforgettable moments and lasting legacies – where the paths of sport and watches cross.”