Report: NBA game in Mexico evacuated due to fire

An NBA game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed due to fire. The game, being played in Mexico City, was temporarily halted, and the arena was evacuated.

According to For The Win, the fire was the result of a power failure. NBA and arena officials are working to clean up the arena and resume the basketball game.

Jerry Zgoda, a Timberwolves beat writer, says that commissioner David Stern wants the game to go as scheduled.

Zgoda also reports that Greg Popovich and Spurs trainers are reticent to play in the game.

Below is footage from the smokey arena.

**UPDATE** 9:55 p.m.

The game has officially been canceled.