Proposals, PSG Academy and more sights from Pistons-Bulls in Paris

by Gordon Dixon - The NBA's second-ever regular-season game in France is full of fun off-court moments

NBA Paris: Sights and sounds from Pistons-Bulls 9:20 PM ET ESPN staff The Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls are in Paris for the NBA's second-ever regular-season game in France. Editor's Picks The NBA's long and winding road back to Paris 1d Connor O'Halloran 2 Related Perhaps no one was more excited than Pistons guard Killian Hayes , who grew up in France and played professional basketball for Cholet Basket. "I think it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," Hayes said, per NBA.com . "There are 30 [NBA] teams, and we're fortunate enough that they picked the Pistons to go [to France]. I'm very happy to go back home and enjoy an NBA game with my friends and family in attendance." While Bulls-Pistons doesn't have the same vitriol as it did in the late '80s and early '90s, there is still plenty to see in the City of Lights -- and French basketball phenom Victor Wembanyama is expected to be in attendance. Here are some of the sights and sounds from the NBA's return to Paris: Some Bulls nostalgia Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and the Bulls were in Paris during their 1997-98 NBA title run and the team recreated its photo in front of the Eiffel Tower. The excuse notes A Parisian proposal Bulls small forward Derrick Jones Jr . proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Sherry, on the trip. DET meets PSG Pistons shooting guard Hamidou Diallo visited the Paris Saint-Germain Youth Academy. Buckets in Paris Bulls and Pistons players posed for photos at the Eiffel Tower upon arrival.