- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Oklahoma City Thunder will play two preseason games in Spain as part of the NBA Global Games Europe 2016.

The NBA and Euroleague made a joint announcement on Wednesday.

The Thunder will play Real Madrid, a nine-time Euroleague Champion and 33-time Spanish League Champion, on Oct. 3. Oklahoma City will then travel to Barcelona to face 18-time Spanish League Champion and two-time Euroleague Champion FC Barcelona Lassa on Oct. 5.

Last season, the Thunder made their fourth Western Conference finals appearance in six years.

In March, the NBA announced that the Houston Rockets and New Orleans Pelicans will play preseason games in Shanghai and Beijing on Oct. 9 and Oct. 12 as part of the NBA Global Games 2016.

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