Event Notes: NBA To Host Atlanta-Brooklyn Regular-Season Game At London's O2
The NBA "will return to London next January" after it was announced Tuesday that the O2 Arena "will stage a regular-season game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Brooklyn Nets." It will be the eighth time that the NBA has come to the capital but "only the fourth time it has been a 'regular season' game after the Detroit Pistons took on the N.Y. Knicks" earlier this year (London EVENING STANDARD, 6/25). ... Euroleague and the NBA have announced that Russian Premier League club CSKA Moscow will travel to the U.S. to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves and the San Antonio Spurs. CSKA Moscow will meet the Timberwolves on Oct. 7 in Minnesota before traveling to San Antonio to face the Spurs on Oct. 9. The games are part of the Euroliga U.S. Tour (MARCA, 6/24).