It’s pretty obvious that the Rockets are very popular overseas due to having Yao Ming at one point and now Jeremy Lin.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will be the first team to open up the preseason overseas next year by playing Turkish team Fenerbahce on October 15th in Istanbul.
The Philadelphia 76ers will play a day later against Uxue Bilbao in Spain.
After that the Thunder and 6ers will meet up on October 8th in Manchester, England.
The NBA’s brand already stretches across the entire world. All this will do is make it even stronger.