It's the eighth regular-season NBA match to be held in the British capital and a crowd of more than 18,500 will get to see an global line-up of basketball stars.
No one asked Irving if he got a good look at the earth on his flight to London.
If Horford were to miss out, it would be a cruel blow for the forward, who missed the NBA London Game 2014 through injury when he was with Atlanta Hawks.
Both the Celtics and the 76ers have been meeting various teams during the last week and spent time with Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Crystal Palace. Tickets for the clash have sold out.
The NBA returns to the United Kingdom Thursday (Friday AEDT) as the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers lock horns at the 02 Arena in London. Redick traveled overseas for an National Basketball Association game, it was with the Clippers for a preseason game in China.
"We set up an analytics model to look at what the secondary market could [financially] bear, so that we could maximise yield and not let other businesses - who were not paying our players - do it".
Ben Simmons, 76erspoint guard: the 2016 No. 1 Draft pick has been tipped to be a future MVP contender.
French women's rights activists denounce Deneuve's letter The letter got a mostly hostile reception on social media, quickly becoming the most tweeted story onTwitter in France. They accused the signatories of deliberately mixing "seduction, based on respect and pleasure, with violence".
Kyrie Irving is putting together a great season in his first year in Boston.
"That's my job, to bring energy off the bench and create for others and be the playmaker I am", Smart said. Brown praised him for carrying the ball, leading the team and "growing to be a leader". Irving is averaging 24.1 points per game with the Celtics who are now top of the Eastern Conference standings.
Seeing all the social media posts is wonderful for the Sixers' brand, but none of that matters when the game tips off and they must find ways to contain Kyrie Irving.
Led by coach Brett Brown, it has been a hard period for 76ers fans, as the team posted losing records for the past five seasons, including only winning 10 games in 2015-16. My worst fears have not only been assuaged, they've been eliminated.
While Tatum has been a revelation, Fultz got injured and hasn't played much this season. "It's paying off in a huge way for the Celtics".
Joel Embiid, 76ers: "I'm excited, it's a chance for me to show the crowd my skills, to show the whole world what I can do".
Robert Covington, 76ers: "This is a once in a lifetime experience". We've been to London before.
The Celtics were able to establish a defense that made up for any issues they had, and unmatched clutch play made sure that streak was able to stay alive. The two teams met in the playoffs in all of 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969 - in simpler terms, the Celtics and Sixers met in the playoffs 12 times in a 17-year stretch, nine of which were in the Division Finals.
The scandal started with Anthony Rapp, who told BuzzFeed that Spacey made a sexual advance toward the then 14-year-old Rapp. A SAG-AFTRA representative later issued an official statement on the matter.
But the most significant change is the switch from the predecessor model 's cab-forward design to a swept-back one. Indeed, judging from the images, the new Forte is yet another departure from the Kia you think you used to know.
The Kremlin strongman congratulated the North Korean dictator, saying he had won the latest stand-off with the US and South Korea. Putin reiterated that dialogue with North Korea was warranted, and said Kim now wanted to calm the situation.
The president then issued another tweet in which he appeared to endorse reauthorizing the program despite his complaints. And a key privacy hawk in Congress contends the president is more in line with him than the White House lets on.
Assassin's Creed Rogue builds on the award-winning naval experience from Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag with all-new gameplay. Assassin's Creed Rogue is coming to both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this March with 4K support for PS4 Pro and Xbox One X .
Clapton was promoting Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars , a Showtime documentary about his life that will premiere on February 10. But recently, the iconic " Layla " singer revealed some devastating personal news.
The NFL has yet to address the FPA's statement, but Raiders could be in hot water here. "And this time he didn't waver, either". Gruden did note that he has to finish hiring a coaching staff before a plan can be fully implemented.
Apparently, this neighborhood has had a bear presence for some time-neighbors say they've seen bears digging through trash. Residents have reported seeing a mother bear and her cubs roaming the complex, according to WFTX . "It can't be.
Mango continued: "If I bought that jumper and put it on him and posted it on my pages, would that make me racist? ". The first apology read "We sincerely apologize for offending people with this image of a printed hooded top".
Remains of extinct bat found in Otago
Weighing in at 40g, the bat named Vulcanops JennyWorthyae , is around three times the size of bats now living in New Zealand. The discovery was made by a University of NSW-led worldwide team of scientists, including from New Zealand.
Camila Cabello Explained Why She Left Fifth Harmony
On her debut solo album, Camila , out January 12, Cabello proves she has the chops to stand alone in the spotlight. She continued, "It became clear that it was not possible to do solo stuff and be in the group at the same time".
Israel to approve hundreds of new settler homes in W. Bank
Israel disputes that its settlements are illegal and says their future should be determined in peace talks with the Palestinians. About 400,000 Israelis live in settlements in the West Bank, a Palestinian territory occupied by Israel for 50 years.
CES: Power cut at major Las Vegas electronics show
The trade fair is marketed as the "world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies". The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the organisers behind CES , blamed the glitch on the heavy rains the day before.
Hockey Canada announces men's Olympic roster
Oakbank's Quinton Howden and Morden's Chay Genoway will be playing for the team in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month. But after that, Canada's success will depend on its goaltending trio of Ben Scrivens, Kevin Poulin and Justin Peters.
US Tourist Dies After 'Foolish' Move in Australia
The 33-year-old man, from California, was walking the Larapinta Trail, west of Alice Springs , with a 40-year-old companion. While police said investigations were continuing, they said there no suspicious circumstances about the man's death.
FISA and the Section 702 Fight — Surveillance State
The House Freedom Caucus declared its support for it, underscoring the splintering inside the GOP on the surveillance authority. The House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday to renew U.S. spy powers first revealed by Edward Snowden in 2013.
Five Mexican states get Unite States 'do not travel' warning
Resort areas and tourist destinations are said to be generally safer, though the State Department notes that there are exceptions. But an additional 11 Mexican states got a level 3 warning Wednesday, which urges people to "reconsider travel" there.