The Orlando Magic will return to London to play a regular-season game against the Toronto Raptors at The O2 on Jan. 14, 2016 as part of NBA Global Games 2015-16, this will mark the league’s sixth regular-season game in London.
Tickets for the game in London are sold out but Fans can search for resale tickets on Stubhub.co.uk also NBA have teamed up with ODEON Cinema to show the game live across the UK in 31 participating locations.
“We’re very excited to be bringing all the excitement and action of NBA Live to our cinemas,” said Ian Shepherd, Group Chief Commercial Officer, ODEON & UCI Cinemas Group.
“Live entertainment is hugely popular with our guests and growing rapidly, whether it be theatre, music or sport, and the NBA is a fantastic addition to our line-up. Like our guests, we’re thrilled that the adrenaline of the games and the atmosphere of the crowds will be beaming onto our screens around the UK to guests who are enjoying the comfort and hospitality of our cinemas.”
The Magic, led by four-time NBA Champion and 15-time NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal, first visited London for a pair of preseason games in 1993. More recently, the Raptors played back-to-back games in London in 2011, marking the NBA’s first regular-season games in Europe.
Along with the on court action, NBA Global Games London will feature a variety of off-the-court activities, including NBA Cares community programs and interactive fan events.
List of participating ODEON Cinemas:
Birmingham Broadway Plaza
Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird
Milton Keynes Stadium
To prebook tickets at your local ODEON cinema and for more information, please visit: www.ODEON.co.uk/films/NBA_Live_ODEON/16203/
NBA Global Games London 2016 will also air live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Showcase.