Brooklyn Nets, Chelsea FC Meet in London

While the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks will be facing off in London, England on Thursday, the events surrounding the game is already making headlines. The Nets had the opportunity to visit with Chelsea FC, one of the world’s premier soccer clubs. Below are some images from the meet and greet.

 

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Brooklyn and Chelsea exchanged custom jerseys. Credit: ESPN

 

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Kevin Garnett taking a selfie in Jose Mourinho’s seat, the manager of Chelsea. Credit: NBA

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Garnett posing with André Schürrle and Demba Ba of Chelsea in their customized jerseys. Credit: Chelsea FC

Garnett, 37, is clearly a big fan of the soccer team:

“I’m like a kid in a candy store right now!” He said.

Schürrle was impressed with the height of one of his biggest fans:

“Kevin Garnett was really, really tall. It’s unbelievable,” the 23-year-old said. ”But when I saw him it was good to see how this great player who achieved so many things was so happy to be at our stadium.”

 

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Topics: Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Garnett, London, NBA

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