Philadelphia 76ers centre Spencer Hawes admits he's a Manchester United fan.
Hawes is relishing the prospect of playing in front of a Manchester crowd next Tuesday when his team face the Oklahoma City Thunder.
He told the Daily Mail: "I'm really excited, I've been to London a couple of times and really enjoyed it there and I've heard some good things about Manchester - I know they've got some good soccer teams.
"I'm looking forward to playing in front of the Manchester crowd - they get very passionate for the soccer, so I hope they are on our side for the game.
"I'm probably a Manchester United guy and I would have loved to have been able to catch a game, but sadly it doesn't quite work. I was in Barcelona this summer and had a look at some of the facilities there which were incredible."
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