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Bukayo Saka links up with NBA star of Nigerian descent Aaron Nesmith

Saka attended the NBA game between the Celtics and the Heat in Boston.

Bukayo Saka and Aaron Nesmith meet up in Boston

Arsenal wide man Bukayo Saka was in attendance as the Boston Celtics recorded a 102 - 82 victory against the Miami Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday, May 24, 2022.

Saka was in action for Arsenal on Sunday, May 22, 2022 as the Gunners defeated Frank Lampard's Everton in their final Premier League fixture of the season at the Emirates Stadium.

Saka made his mark in that game as he provided Arsenal's third goal for Portuguese full back Cédric Soares.

Despite the victory, Saka and Arsenal were unable to to qualify for Champions League football this season.

Saka appreciated Arsenal fans despite the Champions League disappointment with a message on his official Instagram account that said, " Thanks for supporting us in every moment this year."

With the season over, Saka is already on vacation in the United States of America (USA).

The 20-year-old attended the ECF Game 4 between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat at the TD Garden in Massachusetts.

Saka met up with American professional basketball player of Nigerian descent Aaron Nesmith.

Nesmith has been linked with the Nigerian men's senior basketball team known as D'Tigers while Saka had the option to play for the football team known as the Super Eagles.

Saka gave Nesmith the new Arsenal home jersey for the 2022/23 season and the basketball star responded with a Celtics jersey.

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