Raptors, Rockets to play in Japan next preseason


March 5, 2019 - 9:56 AM

MIAMI (AP) — Toronto and Houston will play a pair of preseason games in Japan next season.

The NBA announced Monday night that the Raptors and Rockets will play on Oct. 8 and Oct. 10 at the Saitama Super Arena.

The NBA played 12 regular-season games in Japan between 1990 and 2003. These preseason matchups will be the first time the league has returned to Japan since.