Hornets NBA Global Games China 2015

Charlotte Hornets have left to travel to China for the 2015 NBA Global Games

Here are some interesting articles

1. NBA Global Games China 2015 Fact Sheet

– The Hornets will play two preseason games vs. the Los Angeles Clippers as part of NBA Global Games China 2015
– Game 1: Sunday, Oct. 11 in Shenzhen at Shenzhen Universiade Center
– Game 2: Wednesday, Oct. 14 in Shanghai at the Mercedes-Benz Arena
– The Oct. 11 game will be the NBA’s first game ever in Shenzhen
– This is the Hornets first trip to China
– This is the second time that the Hornets have played preseason games overseas: Oct. 18, 1994 vs. Golden State in Paris and Oct. 21, 1994 vs. Buckler Bologna in Bologna, Italy

2. Hornets & Charlotte Chamber of Commerce up to Promote Charlotte in China

– As the Hornets look to build their international fan base and corporate relationships, the NBA Global Games offers a unique platform for both organizations.
– Over the last five years, the number of Chinese companies with a presence in the Charlotte region has grown from five to 34.
– In fact, international firms now employ more than 61,400 people in the local economy, with 958 foreign-owned companies from 45 different countries calling the region home.

Jeremy will certainly increase the Hornets popularity in China.
Would we expect Michael Jordan experience with Jeremy Lin to promote his team in China?
Would Jeremy play a big role in his 2 preseason games to generate the crowd’s excitement?
Would it positively influence Jeremy’s role in the season once MJ realizes how important Jeremy is to his franchise?

We’ll just have to wait and tune in all the festivities.