NBA London 2019: how to buy Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks tickets
The O2 will host the NBA regular-season match on 17 January
The Washington Wizards will play the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association (NBA) London game in 2019.
Taking place at The O2 on Thursday 17 January 2019, the ninth NBA London encounter will see the Wizards play their first overseas regular-season match.
They had previously played pre-season and exhibition matches in China, Israel, the Philippines, Bahamas, Mexico, Germany, Spain and Brazil.
The Wizards will bring a squad that features international players including Tomas Satoransky (Czech Republic), Marcin Gortat (Poland) and Ian Mahinmi (France).
It will be the third time the Knicks have played in London, following their regular-season games against the Detroit Pistons in 2013 and the Milwaukee Bucks in 2015. New York’s international players are forward Kristaps Porzingis (Latvia) and point guard Frank Ntilikina (France).
All previous eight NBA London matches have sold out. In January 2018, the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 at The O2.
Wizards vs. Knicks London game ticket details
Will the match be on TV in the UK?
Sky Sports has announced a four-year broadcast and digital partnership with the NBA to show games live in the UK. The Wizards vs. Knicks clash will be one of 170 games live on Sky in the 2018-19 NBA season.
The London game will also be broadcast by the NBA’s partners across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and on NBA League Pass International.