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Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks will compete in the annual NBA regular season game at The O2 Arena in London, on Thursday January 17, 2019.
Tickets for the game – which will be the ninth NBA regular season game in London – will go on sale in the autumn with fans able to register their interest for early access.
London Calling 🇬🇧
— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) June 20, 2018
The Knicks were last in London for a regular season game against Milwaukee Bucks in 2015 (report here), while it will be the first time in London for the Wizards – who feature 5-time NBA All-Star, John Wall.
“It will be an honour to represent the Washington Wizards organisation as we play our first game in the UK,” said Wall. “I look forward to connecting with our fans in London and using the experience to further bond as a team.”
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said: “We’ve been playing regular-season match-ups in London for nearly a decade, and over that time the games and the surrounding festivities have grown into the equivalent of an NBA All-Star experience transported to Europe.
“Fans and partners from across the continent come to celebrate basketball and enjoy the excitement and experience of an NBA game.”
The Washington Wizards will host the New York Knicks at The O2 on January 17. To sign up for early access to tickets, exclusive offers and the latest team news, please visit www.NBA.com/London.
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