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Alex Ferguson, Padraig Harrington and a rake of Premier League stars turn out for NBA London game

The Boston Celtics met the Philadelphia 76ers at the O2 Arena tonight.

NBA: Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers 764ers centre Joel Embiid (21) blocks a shot. Source: SIPA USA/PA Images

THERE WERE SEVERAL famous faces in the crowd at the O2 Arena for the annual NBA London event tonight.

The Boston Celtics faced the Philadelphia 76ers and trailed by 22 points before coming back to win 114-103 — with Kyrie Irving clocking up 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds in their seventh straight victory.

As well as a host of footballers, ex-Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson and Irish golfer Padraig Harrington were in attendance on the night.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena Ferguson. Source: Simon Cooper

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena Harrington. Source: Simon Cooper

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena Chelsea star Eden Hazard. Source: Simon Cooper

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena Comedian Jack Whitehall and Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata. Source: Simon Cooper

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann and French team-mate Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal. Source: Simon Cooper

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena Ex-Chelsea and Germany midfielder Michael Ballack. Source: Simon Cooper

Celtics 76ers Basketball Chelsea duo Thibaut Courtois and Marcos Alonso. . Source: AP/PA Images

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics - NBA London Game 2018 - O2 Arena Arsenal pair Hector Bellerin and Nacho Monreal. Source: Simon Cooper

Celtics 76ers Basketball Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. Source: AP/PA Images

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