BPL players, legends attend Raptors win in London

Kyle Lowry scored 24 points, Cory Joseph added 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 106-103 in overtime Thursday night at O2 Arena in London.

The Toronto Raptors’ trip to London, England ended in a 106-103 overtime win over the Orlando Magic, and the victory was witnessed by some notable Premier League stars.

Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, who lived in Edmonton as a kid and played for Canada’s under-20 team, was rocking his DeMar DeRozan jersey courtside at the O2 Arena.

Former Blues midfielder and German international Michael Ballack was also in attendance.

Other Chelsea players such as Eden Hazard and Kurt Zouma took in the action as well.

It wasn’t just Chelsea players who were at the game. Arsenal’s Calum Chambers, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Carl Jenkinson (on loan at West Ham) and Olivier Giroud were at the arena representing the North London side.

Southampton defenders Jose Fonte and Cedric were seen at the venue, too.

Former Chelsea striker and current Montreal Impact designated player Didier Drogba was at the game and even took some free throws on the court.

The players surely enjoyed themselves after a tough night on Wednesday, with both Arsenal and Chelsea drawing with Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion, respectively.

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