NBA London Game Packed To The Rafters With Footballing Royalty

The Boston Celtics played the Philadelphia 76ers in London, but the real story was Antoine Griezzy Spice in the building.

The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 at The 02 Arena in London Thursday night, but the real story was the myriad of footballing talent taking it all in. 19,078 fans watched the Celtic’s Jaylen Brown best handle jet lag (he probably slept on the plane while everybody else watched Annabelle: Creation and celebrated all the free sweet berry wine), but one in every three of those spectators was seemingly a Premier League footballer.

Also, Antoine Griezmann was there, hopefully getting a little taste of England before joining Newcastle United.

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Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Sead Kolasinac alongside PSG's Julian Draxler and Man City's Ilkay Gundogan
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Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Sead Kolasinac alongside PSG's Julian Draxler and Man City's Ilkay Gundogan

Thierry Henry receives a J.J. Redick jersey
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Thierry Henry receives a J.J. Redick jersey

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld, Mousa Dembele, Jan Vertonghen and Eric Dier
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Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld, Mousa Dembele, Jan Vertonghen and Eric Dier

Michael Ballack and Arsenal's Olivier Giroud
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Michael Ballack and Arsenal's Olivier Giroud

Chelsea's Eden Hazard alongside Dikembe Mutombo
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Eden Hazard beneath Dikembe Mutombo

Arsenal's Hector Bellerin
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Arsenal's Hector Bellerin

Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois
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Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha
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Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne
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Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne

Chelsea's Alvaro Morata
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Chelsea's Alvaro Morata

Crystal Palace's Mamadou Sakho
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Crystal Palace's Mamadou Sakho

Sir Alex Ferguson
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Sir Alex Ferguson

Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann and Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette
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Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann and Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette

Chelsea's Pedro
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Chelsea's Pedro

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