David Stern on Real Games in London

by October 07, 2009

The Commissioner doesn’t sound too confident about it happening anytime soon, if ever: “However, the world’s most popular basketball league has yet to play a regular-season game in Europe, as has been done by American football. ‘We feel no great sense of urgency, each time we come here it is a sell-out, the exposure increases each year,’ says David Stern, the dapper 67-year-old commissioner of the NBA. ‘We’d like to schedule a fixture before the London Olympics, but it if doesn’t happen it doesn’t happen.”‘