NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that the first NBA Store in Chile will open mid-December 2023 at the Shopping Mallplaza Vespucio in Santiago.
The 400+ square-meter interactive retail and community space operated by Fexpro by Fanatics will feature an extensive range of official NBA merchandise and memorabilia, including current and former player jerseys, fan apparel, headwear, footwear, basketballs, and accessories from major brands such as Nike, New Era, Mitchell & Ness and Wilson. The store will also offer a number of interactive fan elements, including a LED screen showing live NBA games, scores, highlights and social media content as well as measure-ups and footprints of notable NBA players and legends.
The store will also host special fan events, including special appearances and autograph signings, and allow visitors to sign up for NBA League Pass – the league’s premium live game subscription service available via the NBA App – onsite.
“The opening of the first NBA Store in Chile reflects our commitment to making the NBA more accessible and serving our passionate fans across Latin America,” said NBA Latin America Associate Vice President of Merchandising, Sergio Perrella. “With this beautiful new retail destination, NBA fans in Chile now have a place where they can come together to represent their favorite teams and players and celebrate their love of the game.”
NBA fans in Chile and across Latin America can continue to shop online at NBAStore.com for a wide range of NBA products featuring all 30 NBA teams.
Fans in Chile can follow the NBA on Facebook (Facebook.com/NBALATAM), Instagram (@NBALatAm), YouTube (@NBALatAm) and X (@NBALatAm), and download the NBA App on iOS and Android for the latest news, updates, scores, stats, schedules, videos and more. The 2023-24 NBA season is airing live in Chile on ESPN, Star+, and NBA League Pass.
About the NBA
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball. Built around five professional sports leagues: the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 214 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents. NBA rosters at the start of the 2023-24 season featured a record 125 international players from 40 countries and territories. NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass. The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all leagues, team and player platforms. NBA Cares, the NBA’s global social responsibility platform, partners with renowned community-based organizations around the world to address important social issues in the areas of education, inclusion, youth and family development, and health and wellness.