The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on April 6 that BTS member Suga had been appointed as the league’s newest Global Ambassador. The South Korean rapper, whose real name is Min Yoongi, is known for his love of basketball and has expressed his excitement in collaborating with the NBA.
BTS’s SUGA was named as global ambassador for NBA due to his passion for basketball. He expressed excitement for future collaborations with the league, having met the Golden State Warriors in 2022 and attended a Los Angeles Clippers game this year.
Suga has been seen attending various NBA games, including a Los Angeles Clippers game in January of this year. He has also had the opportunity to meet with the Golden State Warriors during a practice match held in Japan in September of 2022.
The NBA and BIGHIT MUSIC, the music label behind BTS, have announced that SUGA, the South Korean rapper, producer, and songwriter, has been appointed as an NBA Ambassador. SUGA, a devoted NBA fan, will work with the NBA and its fans worldwide throughout the 2022-23 season and beyond.
He will participate in several league initiatives, which will be shared on his and the NBA’s social media platforms, including attending games and events in the U.S. and Asia, and supporting the league’s promotional activities.
As the NBA’s Global Ambassador, Suga will represent the league in various events and activities. He will also be participating in the promotion of NBA games, merchandise, and other initiatives. This partnership between the NBA and Suga is expected to increase the league’s popularity among BTS fans and K-pop enthusiasts.
Suga’s appointment as the NBA’s Global Ambassador is not the first time the league has worked with a South Korean artist. In 2020, the NBA collaborated with K-pop group BTS for their “Permission to Dance” music video. The NBA has also partnered with various other celebrities and organizations to increase its global reach and promote basketball as a sport.