The Iowa Events Center announced a press conference for Thursday morning to make a major announcement regarding Wells Fargo Arena hosting an NBA preseason game this fall.

The Des Moines Register is reporting that the game will be between the Golden State Warriors and the Denver Nuggets at 7pm on October 16th.

Ames native Harrison Barnes is a member of the Golden State Warriors and will presumably be in attendance.

According to the Register's report, it will be the first NBA preseason game in Des Moines since 1997 when the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves played at Veterans Memorial Auditorium.

Check back for more information after the press conference.