NBA scores on debut in cricket-mad India but questions remain




Seconds after the NBA's first games in India ended, the packed Mumbai stadium erupted with cheers as spectators -- some of whom were still struggling to understand basketball etiquette -- rose to their feet. In a country where cricket reigns supreme, basketball has long struggled to make a mark, and the NBA took no chances, launching a promotional blitzkrieg before the pre-season games between the Sacramento Kings and the Indiana Pacers. As Indiana Pacers power forward Myles Turner, who helped his team to victories on Friday and Saturday, put it: "When you think of basketball, you don't necessarily think of India."

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