The NBA's 70th season begins tonight with a doubleheader on TNT as part of Kia NBA Tip-Off 2015. NBA rosters at the start of the 2014-15 season featured a record 101 international players from 37 countries and territories.
In the first game, the Cavaliers visit the Bulls at 8 p.m. The NBA Champion Golden State Warriors (three international players) then host the New Orleans Pelicans (two international players) at p.m. The Detroit Pistons (three international players) visit the Hawks at 8 p.m. A number of high-profile international players will make their NBA debut during opening week, including: Kristaps Porzingis (Latvia) and the Knicks taking on the Bucks in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Oct. The league has established a major international presence, with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories and 47 languages and NBA merchandise for sale in more than 125,000 stores in 100 countries on six continents.
The new building is part of a mixed-use development with its neighbor, the Four Seasons Hotel, which was completed and opened in 2011.
It is Pre-Certified Silver under the LEED Core and Shell Program, and was one of six developments recognized by the Urban Land Institute Wavemaker Award in 2009.
The award honors early career faculty who exhibit original and impactful work.
It was designed by Beatty Harvey Coco Architects with HKS Architects, and is situated at the edge of the city's Inner Harbor.
Furthermore, HSE is creating user-friendly administrative services aimed at improving the effectiveness of its main area of operations, research and education.