NBA stars Kyrie Irving and Joel Embiid greet fans at London showcase
Published on January 12, 2018
NBA stars Kyrie Irving and Joel Embiid greeted fans last night (January 11) before the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers tipped off in front of 20,000 fans at London's O2 arena.
In the video, Boston Celtics guard Irving gives one lucky young fan court-side a pair of training shoes while Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid spent several minutes signing autographs for fans.
Premier League stars including Arsenal's Héctor Bellerín and Shkodran Mustafi and Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne and İlkay Gündoğan can also be seen arriving for NBA London Game 2018 in the video.
Former German international footballer Michael Ballack was also at the game.
The Celtics staged a comeback to win 114-103.
The game created an estimated broadcast audience of 330 million, according to reports.