Posted Mar 5, 2013 8:04 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The NBA is going overseas for eight preseason games in October, with stops in Europe, Asia and South America.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will open the proceedings by playing Turkish team Fenerbahce on Oct. 5 in Istanbul. The Philadelphia 76ers follow a day later against Uxue Bilbao in Spain.
The Thunder and 76ers then meet on Oct. 8 in Manchester, England.
The Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers will meet on Oct. 10 in Manila, Philippines, and again on Oct. 13 in Taipei, Taiwan. Also in Asia, the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers will play each other on Oct. 15 in Beijing and then again three days later in Shanghai.
In South America, the Chicago Bulls will play the Washington Wizards on Oct. 12 in Rio de Janeiro.
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