Better late than never, Orlando Magic arrive in London ahead of Thursday’s clash with Raptors

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ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 11: Elfrid Payton #4 of the Orlando Magic boards the charter en-route to London as part of the 2016 Global Games London on January 11, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 11:  Elfrid Payton #4 of the Orlando Magic boards the charter en-route to London as part of the 2016 Global Games London on January 11, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL – JANUARY 11: Elfrid Payton #4 of the Orlando Magic boards the charter en-route to London as part of the 2016 Global Games London on January 11, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Orlando Magic were late arriving into England, but have made it to London, ahead of Thursday’s regular season game against the Toronto Raptors at the O2 Arena.

The Magic were meant to practice earlier today [Tuesday] but told NBA officials that they would cancel the session at the Imperial College.

Despite arriving a day later than the Raptors, the young Magic side are looking forward to the London experience.

“London is an amazing city and we’re glad to be here,” Magic’s Victor Oladipo said.

“We have a busy schedule ahead of us but we’ve been looking forward to this trip. I can’t wait to see the NBA fans here in the UK and I’m sure the game at The O2 will be a very special experience for fans and players alike.”

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 11:  Victor Oladipo #5 of the Orlando Magic boards the charter en-route to London as part of the 2016 Global Games London on January 11, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)
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