The rise of the NBA abroad: 10 key moments (1)

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The Brooklyn Nets tip-off against the Atlanta Hawks tonight in London in the latest NBA Global Game to take place.

But this is far from the first time the stars of the worlds best basketball league have ventured further afield.

The association has a long history of taking their stars outside of their borders to boost the sports profile around the world; from a 1978 exhibition game in Tel-Aviv to tonight's Nets-Hawks game.

And here we trace the top 10 key moments in the development towards NBA global domination!

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