Pro Basketball in B-Ham for the First Time in a Decade

BBVA Compass and the Houston Rockets, with support from the Colonnade Group and Faush/Summit Media, teamed up yesterday to announce the date, location and opponent of the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown.The preseason game is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the BJCC and will feature the Houston Rockets vs. the Memphis Grizzlies.

Made possible by BBVA Compass, this high-profile event will bring together fans and families from across the Birmingham area for the first NBA game in Birmingham in 12 years. Events will kick off over the summer, including a 3-on-3-basketball tournament and interactive fan basketball themed games at summer concerts throughout the city, and culminating on October 2 with a fan event preceding the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown.