Tickets for 'NBA London Live 2013' at the O2 to Go On Sale November 2nd
- Third NBA Regular-Season Game in London to Feature Detroit Pistons v New York Knicks –
LONDON – Oct. 30, 2012 – Tickets for NBA London Live 2013 featuring the Detroit Pistons and New York Knicks will go on sale at 9am, Nov. 2 the NBA announced. The game, which will be played at The O2 on Thursday January 17th, will be the NBA’s third regular-season game in London since 2011.
Tickets are expected to sell quickly following the success of the NBA’s previous games at The O2, including the sold out back-to-back regular-season games in March 2011 between the New Jersey Nets and Toronto Raptors.
Tickets for NBA London Live 2013 start at £35, and are available for purchase online at www.theo2.co.uk/nba or by calling 0844 856 0202.
The Knicks and Pistons are two of the oldest franchises in NBA history, with the Knicks playing the first NBA game ever in 1946, and the Pistons joining the league two years later in 1948. With a total of five NBA Championships between them, the Eastern Conference foes will be visiting the UK for the first time. For Knicks stars Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler it will be a return to the capital following their recent Olympic gold medal success with the USA men’s national basketball team. The Knicks recently played in Italy and France as part of NBA Europe Live 2010, while the Detroit Pistons have never played in Europe.
NBA London Live 2013 will be the seventh NBA game played at The O2 that includes Boston Celtics vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (2007); Miami Heat vs. New Jersey Nets (2008); Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz (2009); Los Angeles Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (Oct. 2010); and back-to-back games New Jersey Nets vs. Toronto Raptors (2011).
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