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The National Basketball Association is continuing its international expansion efforts by opening NBA Park in Brazil this November, which will represent the league’s largest fan destination in the world. Operated by local theme park operator Nacional Parque Basquete Brasil, the three-story, 4,000-plus square meter, state-of-the art entertainment center in Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul, will include virtual reality experiences, an NBA Store and NBA-themed restaurant, photo opportunities, and more.
August 15, 2022 | 2:00 pm EDT Update
There are over 2,000 people piled into Room 6BCF of the San Diego Convention Center at 10:30AM on a Saturday morning and Zion Williamson wants—no, needs—them to know he belongs here, too. These folks got up early on the busiest day of the biggest multimedia entertainment expo of the year to make sure they got an all-but-guaranteed seat for this event: a Comic-Con panel dedicated to Naruto, the long-running manga/anime franchise. And while Williamson is easily the most famous person in the room, he’s aware that most of the fans aren’t even there to see him.