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Sixers to play two preseason games in Europe

The 76ers will be playing preseason games in Spain and England as part of the NBA’s Global Games schedule.

Sixers to play two preseason games in Europe

Philadelphia 76ers´ Jrue Holiday during an NBA basketball game against<br />the New York Knicks, Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Philadelphia 76ers' Jrue Holiday during an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The 76ers will be playing preseason games in Spain and England as part of the NBA’s Global Games schedule.

On Oct. 6 the Sixers will play in Bilbao, Spain against Uxue Bilbao Basket. Then on Oct. 8 the Sixers will face the Oklahoma City Thunder in Manchester, England.

The Sixers are among eight NBA teams that will participate in these preseason games. Besides the Thunder, the others are the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards.

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Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

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