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NBA UK Tweet Multi-sport connection with Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic.

The basketball league’s Twitter account took advantage of the Blues’ recent trip to the heart of the sport in the United States.

With American star Pulisic being part of the Chelsea squad during their time in the United States, the NBA tweeted a picture of his jersey next to Orlando Magic basketball player RJ Hampton.

Hampton’s number 13 jersey was lined up next to Pulisic’s number 10 on the football pitch.

Also attached is a photo of the two athletes with their arms around each other as Pulisic dons one of Chelsea’s 2022/23 training tops.

The quote from the Chelsea account tweeted the original, adding: “Blue is the color,” in reference to the two teams sharing the same colored jerseys.

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Chelsea may have more links with the United States after US owner Todd Boehly bought the club in May after Roman Abramovich was forced to sell the club due to UK sanctions.

Boehly also owns part of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA team as well as the LA Dodgers MLB side as part of its diversified portfolio.

The Blues head to Italy after this pre-season tour of the United States to face Serie A side Udinese in their final test before the start of the 2022/23 Premier League season.