NBA London visits to continue as Nets defeat Hawks at O2 Arena

Brooklyn Nets v Atlanta Hawks
Brooklyn Nets v Atlanta Hawks

London is set to host more NBA games after a sell-out crowd at the O2 Arena saw the Brooklyn Nets cruise to a 127-110 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.

Joe Johnson scored 29 points and Andray Blatche 20 off the bench as five Nets players notched double figures.

It was the fourth regular-season game played in London and NBA deputy commissioner Adam Silver expects more.

"It's been fantastic. We have plans in place to continue playing regular-season games in London," Silver said.

"We'll continue building for our business both in London and Europe.

"Right now we're going to continue on the same course - an annual regular-season game, in London."

The NBA also staged a pre-season game between Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers in Manchester in October last year.

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