2018 London Game

2018 London Game
2018 London Game
Los Angeles Rams played against Arizona Cardinals at Twickenham in 2017. AP Photo/Matt DunhamFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerEmailcomment3:59 PM GMTHassan RashedFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintcommentNFL International vice-president Mark Waller has said he would be surprised to see a permanent NBA team in the UK and believes a London-based NFL franchise to be a more realistic concept.

2018 London Game
2018 London Game

“I’m not surprised the NBA are moving further away from putting a franchise in London,” Waller said.

In the spectacle’s most recent installment, the Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 in the capital on Thursday night.

2018 London Game
2018 London Game

“For the NBA with the number of games it has and the number of games it plays on consecutive days, it would be physically impossible and actually irresponsible to contemplate putting a team in the UK.

“We wanted to do three games back-to-back-to-back,” he said after the reveal. “It’s another test for us and it’s something we’ve not done before.

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