Event Notes: Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers To Play NBA London Game 2018
The NBA and AEG announced the NBA London Game 2018 will feature the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics playing a regular-season game at The O2 on Jan. 11. Tickets for the game will go on sale in October. The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport in the U.K., by the NBA's broadcast partners across EMEA and on NBA League Pass Int'l (NBA).
The NBA, FIBA and the Israel Basketball Association announced the current and former NBA, WNBA and FIBA players who will coach at the 16th edition of Basketball without Borders Europe. BWB Europe will be held from Sunday-Wednesday in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and at The Wingate Institute in Netanya, marking the first time it will be held in Israel. Nike will serve as the official partner (NBA).
Tickets for the "highly anticipated" Australian Football League Geelong-Richmond clash at Simonds Stadium "are being sold at up to four times their face value via Ticketmaster's official resale website, leaving fans furious." While single tickets to the Saturday afternoon clash are still available to the public via Ticketmaster's regular portal, the "only tickets available in multiples are general admission tickets, which do not guarantee a seat" (THE AGE, 8/10).
Ski-An-Duro is a "ski and boarding race combined with mountain biking" from the summit of Scotland's Aonach Mor to the cafe at the base station. It will take place on March 17 and 150 individuals or teams are "expected to compete" (SCOTSMAN, 8/10).