Andre Drummond meets Eoin Morgan and Brendan McCullum at Lord's cricket ground

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Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is enjoying his off-season with a trip to Europe to promote the game of basketball on the continent.

The 2016 All-Star is currently in Odense, Denmark for the NBA 3x tournament, but passed through London on his way, to visit Lord's - the home of cricket - and take part in an NBA Finals preview alongside Owen Hargreaves and John Amaechi for GiveMeSport.

Cricket is a relatively unknown sport across the pond, in fact, Drummond admitted to only having seen the game once on television, and that was by accident.

However, during his trip to the home of Middlesex County Cricket Club, he met with two of the biggest names in the game; England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan and former New Zealand skipper Brendan McCullum.

The trio swapped tips about their respective sports, took a tour of the stadium - including the legendary Long Room - and completed what might be the world's first bowley-oop (yes, that is a thing).

After his day at Lord's, Drummond said: "Today was great. Today was an excellent experience for me. You know I’m here on one of the most legendary fields that anybody’s ever played on and for me to be here with Eoin and Brendan, it was definitely an experience for me and I’m really excited to be here.

"They taught me a few things about cricket that I didn’t know about and I showed them a few things about basketball so today was a really good learning experience for me and definitely a good day for me."

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