New York Knicks holds first-ever Chinese New Year celebration

Updated 2018-02-24 15:21:01 Xinhua

The New York Knicks will hold their first-ever Chinese New Year Celebration presented by Adidas as the team takes on the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden (MSG) in Midtown Manhattan on Saturday.

For the first time, the Knicks will participate in the 2018 Parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in New York city on Sunday led by former Knicks star Latrell Sprewell.

The celebration will highlight the Spring Festival with various in-game elements, giveaways, merchandise and special food selections.

Giveaways during the celebration include traditional red envelopes as well as a free NBA Year of the Dog stuffed animal to the first 500 fans to make a purchase in MSG's Team Stores. Additionally, Adidas Chinese New Year T-shirts will also be available for purchase in MSG's Team Stores.

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