Toronto Raptors pose with 'Big Ben' in London ahead of game against Orlando

The Toronto Raptors have landed in London for the team's NBA Global Games matchup against the Orlando Magic.

Team faces Magic Thursday in NBA Global Games matchup

The Toronto Raptors pose with Big Ben in London, England. (Toronto Raptors)

The Toronto Raptors have landed in London, celebrating with a photo in front of Big Ben on Tuesday. 

Perhaps the British icon will lend the team some luck as they face off against the Orlando Magic on Thursday, all part of this season's NBA Global Games. 

This marks the team's third time travelling to Europe in its short history. The Raptors played against the New Jersey Nets in March 2011, and played in Italy and Spain during NBA Europe Live in 2007, according to the NBA.

"We had a tremendous experience in London in 2011 and look forward to reconnecting with the fans and community," Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri said in a news release about the trip.


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