NBA Europe Live Tour 2012 will start on October 5th in Istanbul, Turkey, with the game between the Boston Celtics and Fenerbahce. The Celtics will play the second game in Italy against Olimpia Milano on October 7th or 9th (the date is unknown yet).
The Dallas Mavericks are the other team who will land in Europe for two friendly games. The NBA champions will play in O2Arena in Berlin against Alba on October 6th while the second game is scheduled in Barcelona on October 8th against Regal Barcelona.
Few other NBA teams as New Jersey, Cleveland, San Antonio and Dallas also showed interest to play some pre-season games in the States from October. CSKA Moscow is one team who was invited while the second team is still unknown. One candidate could be Olimpia Milano.
News was reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport.