A wide range of high-profiled personalities in basketball will convene at the inaugural FIBA World Basketball Summit in Xi'an on October 3-4, to explore topics at the frontiers of the sports industry.
This is the first individual sport summit of its kind and marks "a significant milestone in the history of basketball's development," the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said in a statement.
"The Summit is a 'can't miss' annual get-together for all who play key roles in basketball's global ecosystem.
"It is a unique opportunity for these personalities to share their experience and knowledge, while also taking advantage of the sport's biggest platform to promote their competitions, activities and interests," FIBA added.
According to Xinhua, the guest list of the Summit included FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann, NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and former NBA player and current Russian Basketball Association commissioner Andrei Kirilenko.
Former NBA All-Star and 2015 Chines Basketball Association (CBA) Foreign MVP Stephon Marbury and "some mystery guests" will also join the star-studded cast.