After 12 years, the Houston Rockets will setting foot in China once again.
The NBA team will be going up against the New Orleans Pelicans for the NBA pre-season games this coming October.
Based on the announcement of the Basketball league, the 10th edition of the NBA games will feature games in Shanghai (October 9), and in Beijing (October 12).
Prior to this, the Rockets have been to China thrice, in 2004, 2010 and 2013; while this will be the Pelicans first trip to the said country.
At the end of the 2016 matchups, the 13 NBA ballclubs will have played 22 Basketball games in China and Taiwan since 2002.