According to a release from NBA.com, this will be the Pistons’ first time playing in France. Detroit previously played games abroad in London (2013) and Mexico City (2019).
« The NBA Paris Game 2023 will mark the first NBA game in Europe since 2020 and the league’s 12th game in France since 1991, » the release said. « The NBA Paris Game 2020 — the first regular-season NBA game in Paris — took place Jan. 24, 2020, and featured the Charlotte Hornets and the Milwaukee Bucks. »