WASHINGTON — The West Coast Conference is headed for a showdown against its biggest rival.
The NBA announced Friday that it will begin scheduling games in 20 cities in 2019, with three of those games in Sacramento, Los Angeles and Denver.
The conference will also expand to six cities in 2020, bringing the total to 20.
Teams are scheduled to play in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Denver and San Antonio in 2019.
“The NBA has expanded our schedule to more than 50 cities and will continue to expand to further markets in the years to come,” league spokeswoman Jennifer Stott said.
It’s the second consecutive year that the league has expanded to 20 cities, following the 20 expansion teams that made the trek to California.
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