CAPITANES ANNOUNCES RETURN TO MEXICO CITY FOR 2022-23 NBA G LEAGUE SEASON

By abarron | August 16, 2022

Mexico City, Aug 16, 2022 – Capitanes today announced its return to Mexico City for the 2022-23 NBA G League season.

Capitanes and Zignia have reached an agreement that will see Arena CDMX the new home of the Mexican team for the upcoming season, as Capitanes will play its home games in Mexico City for the first time since joining the NBA G League.

The announcement was made today by Rodrigo Serratos, Capitanes President; Alejandro Arce, Zignia Live Director; Nick Lagios, Capitanes General Manager; Ramón Díaz, Head Coach; and Raul Zarraga, NBA Mexico Vice President and Managing Director. 

Capitanes has also announced six priority home game dates for the 2022-23 season.  Official start times, opponents, and the full season schedule will be released at a later date. 

The six priority dates are listed below:

  • Friday, November 18
  • Friday, December 16
  • Friday, January 6
  • Saturday, January 14
  • Sunday, March 12
  • Sunday, March 19

Season tickets will go on sale today on superboletos.com.

For more information, check out https://capitanes.gleague.nba.com/, Facebook/CapitanesCDMX, Twitter @capitanescdmx, and Instagram @capitanescdmx

Executive Quotes:

Rodrigo Serratos, Capitanes President 

“We are happy to return to Mexico City. It’s been a long wait for us, but finally, we will be able to get together with our fans. Together with Zignia and the Arena CDMX, we will receive the NBA G League teams and our Capitanes Family as they deserve”.

 

Alejandro Arce, Zignia Live Director

“We are proud to announce the agreement between Zignia and Capitanes. The expectation for 2022 is ambitious, but we are sure this project will grow yearly, and the games in Mexico City will be unforgettable. The Arena CDMX is an ideal stage to enjoy basketball and its magic”.

 

Raul Zarraga, Vice President and Managing Director, NBA Mexico

“We can’t wait for passionate basketball fans across Mexico to experience the excitement of the NBA G League first-hand at Arena CDMX beginning this upcoming season. Capitanes’ official home debut in the NBA G League has been highly anticipated, and we’re excited that the team’s devoted fanbase will be able to show their support from the stands this season. The atmosphere will be special.”

 

Nick Lagios, Capitanes General Manager 

“We want to develop talent and support Latin American basketball. We will try to get the best young Latin prospects for the team and have Top NBA vets on our roster; they will help us to be a competitive team next season”. 

 

Ramón Díaz,  Capitanes Head Coach 

“Our return to Mexico City and our first season in the city will be special. We want to be at the best level and continue to develop players; that is one of the most important goals as a G League team. It has been years of hard work to come to this dream. We will work one day at a time to achieve our goals”.