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NBA Will Play Eight Preseason Games In Six Countries This October
Published March 6, 2013
THUNDER IN MANCHESTER: In London, David Kent reported the NBA will return to England when the Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers meet at Manchester Arena on Oct. 8. It "follows the success" of January's preseason fixture between the N.Y. Knicks and Detroit Pistons at a sold-out O2 in London (DAILY MAIL, 3/5).
LINSANITY IN PHILIPPINES: In Manila, Josef T. Ramos reported Filipinos will "have a chance to see in person" NBA player Jeremy Lin when the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers play a preseason game on Oct. 10 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City (MANILA TIMES, 3/5).