The NBA is sending Luol Deng back home for a preseason game in the British capital.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said LeBron James appears to be growing mentally stronger and seems much more effective at tuning out speculation and criticism.
NBA commissioner David Stern is counting on the 2012 London Olympics to give the league a foothold in Britain.
Dwyane Wade will get to see his popularity in Europe first-hand next fall.
The latest on Team USA, preseason schedules and more in today's NBA Local.