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A history of NBA games in the UK, by the numbers

The NBA has announced that tickets for NBA Global Games London 2016, which will see Orlando Magic take on Toronto Raptors at The O2 on Jan. 14, 2016, will go on sale on Friday Oct. 30. Here are a few a facts about previous NBA games in London, UK.

1 – Hour, the quickest recorded sell-out for a game in London

4 – The combined number of games the Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors have played in London

6 – This will be the sixth regular-season NBA game to be played in London in as many years

10 – NBA Global Games 2016 London will be the 10th NBA game staged at The O2

15 – The number of NBA sides who have played in London

89 – Orlando Magic v Toronto Raptors will be the 89th game between two NBA teams to be played outside the US and Canada.

208.6 – The average number of points per NBA game in London

1993 – The Orlando Magic played the first-ever preseason game between NBA teams in Europe at Wembley Arena, London, in 1993 against the Atlanta Hawks

2011 – The Toronto Raptors played the first-ever regular season NBA game in Europe at The O2 in 2011 against the New Jersey Nets.

2712 – 2712 points in total have been scored in the NBA games in London

Tickets for NBA Global Games London 2016 go on sale Oct. 30 and will be available at www.theo2.co.uk/nba2016

Source: Pitch
Image: NBA

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