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The Sacramento Kings on January 5, will be hosting the sixth annual Bollywood Night, welcoming the Golden State Warrior to Golden 1 Center.
The Kings will be celebrating traditional Indian culture with music, special performances, and other activities in the arena. The game will be played on the Kings Global Statement court which features logos specific to India and China, as the team markets itself beyond traditional borders.
The Sacramento Kings are dedicated to creating an environment of inclusion, recognizing the diversity of the Sacramento region and celebrating the expansion of the National Basketball Association. Recently, the Kings announced the team would play the first-ever NBA India Games in Mumbai on October 4 and 5, 2019.
The team will also host several diversity celebrations this season including Latino Heritage Night, Lunar New Year, Black History Month and the first-ever Serbian Heritage Night.
How to View: Fans in India can watch a live stream of the game and in-game activities on Sony Ten 1 and Sony ESPN. The broadcast on Sony ESPN will be in Hindi.
Date & time: Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 7 p.m. PST tip-off
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors
Golden 1 Center will be adorned with multi-colored banners and Kings Entertainment will wear traditional kurtas and saris.
All guests will receive "Bollywood Night" rally towels in various vivid colors. The national anthem will be performed by Anaam Singh.
Anjali "Nani" Ranadivé, singer and daughter of Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé - the first Indian majority owner in the NBA, will with Indian born American singer Mickey Singh during halftime. In-game performances will include a Bollywood themed dance performed by the Sacramento Kings Dancers and Banghra Empire.