Lon­don to host Celtics, 76ers

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

The Bos­ton Celtics will meet the Phil­a­del­phia 76ers at the O2 Arena in Lon­don in Jan­uary for a reg­u­lar-sea­son NBA game, league of­fi­cials an­nounced on Thurs­day.

The game, to be played on Jan 11, will be the Celtics’ sec­ond trip to the English cap­i­tal, hav­ing played Min­nesota there in a 2007 pre-sea­son con­test, and the first for the 76ers, whose prior Bri­tish ex­pe­ri­ence was a 2013 pre-sea­son game in Manch­ester against Ok­la­homa City.

The league an­nounced the Lon­don game, its open­ing­night con­tests and Christ­mas Day games as part of a par­tial re­lease of its 2017-18 sched­ule on Thurs­day.

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