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France and National Basketball Association (NBA) Announce Comprehensive Collaboration to Elevate Basketball in France and Africa

The NBA and the FFBB will expand their existing basketball development programming that has reached more than a quarter of a million French youth over the past decade

French President Emmanuel Macron and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver today announced a comprehensive plan to collaborate on a variety of initiatives that will elevate basketball in France and Africa at all levels. The French Government and the NBA (https://www.NBA.com) are forming a working group of senior level executives and will…

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NBA All-Star voting presented by AT&T tips off December 20

The 72nd NBA All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. ET in Salt Lake City, airing on TNT in the United States

NBA All-Star Voting Available Across New NBA App and NBA.com (www.NBA.com) From Dec. 20 to Jan. 21; NBA ID, League’s New Membership Program, Offers Exclusive NBA All-Star 2023 Benefits; Six “3-for-1 Days,” When Votes Count Three Times, Begin on Christmas Day. NBA All-Star Voting presented by AT&T, the Official 5G Wireless…

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NBA Africa Names Mohamed Abdel-Motaleb Soliman Head of NBA Egypt

NBA Africa’s Fourth Office on the Continent Will Open in Cairo in Early 2023

NBA Africa (https://www.NBA.com) today named Mohamed Abdel-Motaleb Soliman as Vice President and Head of NBA Egypt, where the league’s fourth office on the continent will open in early 2023.  Soliman, who most recently served as vice president of the Egyptian Basketball Federation and deputy secretary general of the Egyptian Olympic…

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NBA Africa and Afrosport Announce Multiyear Broadcast Collaboration in Sub-Saharan Africa

Coverage will also include a Christmas Day game, the NBA Playoffs, the Conference Finals and the Finals, and weekly magazine show “NBA Action”

Afrosport Will Air More Than 35 NBA Games (https://www.NBA.com) on Free-to-Air Television in  Sub-Saharan Africa Each Season; Miami Heat Will Host San Antonio Spurs in Afrosport TV’s First Live Broadcast on Dec. 10. NBA Africa and Afrosport, a broadcast group distributing free-to-air premium live sports content across 40 countries in sub-Saharan…

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Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Players and Coaches to Lead Top African Prospects at Fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa in Senegal

The 2022 NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will bring together 25 of the top female prospects from 11 African countries to learn directly from current and former WNBA players and coaches

NBA (www.NBA.com) Africa today announced that the fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will take place from Monday, Dec. 5 – Thursday, Dec. 8 at NBA Academy Africa, an elite basketball training center in Saly, Senegal for the top high-school age prospects from across the continent. The 2022 NBA Academy…

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National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa and Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) Africa Announce Multiyear Agreement to Provide Expanded NBA Coverage on the Continent

ESPN2 to Broadcast Record Number of Games Each Season, Including All 45 Games that will Air in Primetime in Africa During the 2022-23 Regular Season, the Conference Finals and Finals

NBA (www.NBA.com) Africa and ESPN Africa today announced a multiyear agreement that will see ESPN2 (DStv 219 and Starsat 249) broadcast a record of more than 180 NBA regular season and Playoff games each season, including the entire Conference Finals and Finals, beginning with the 2022-23 NBA season that tipped off…

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National Basketball Association (NBA) Rosters Feature 120 International Players from 40 Countries and Six Continents

All 30 NBA teams feature at least one international player

Opening-Night-Rosters Feature 16 African Players and More than 35 Players With at Least One Parent from Africa; Back-to-Back Seasons with at Least 120 International Players for First Time in League History; Ninth Consecutive Season League Has at Least 100 International Players; All 30 Teams Feature at Least One International Player;…

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NBA Africa and Shesha Open League’s First Physical Store on the Continent

The 270-square-meter store, which is located at Sandton City in Johannesburg, South Africa and operated by Shesha, features an extensive range of official NBA merchandise and memorabilia

New NBA (www.NBA.com) Store at Sandton City in Johannesburg, South Africa Features Extensive Range of NBA Merchandise, Including Nike Jerseys, Apparel, Memorabilia and More; 2004 NBA Champion Richard “Rip” Hamilton Attends Store Opening NBA Africa and Shesha, a premium retailer of exclusive and limited-edition footwear, apparel, and accessories, today announced…

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NBA Launches Reimagined App: The All-In-One Destination for NBA Fans of Every Team

The NBA App is powered by the NBA’s new integrated digital platform, which was built in partnership with Microsoft, the NBA’s official cloud and AI partner

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Stanbic Bank and National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa to Support Youth Basketball Development in South Sudan

Multiyear Collaboration Will Feature Launch of First Jr. NBA League in South Sudan

Stanbic Bank in South Sudan and NBA (www.NBA.com) Africa last week announced a multiyear collaboration to support youth basketball development in South Sudan by launching the country’s first Jr. NBA League, hosting Jr. NBA clinics and building an outdoor court in Juba beginning later this year. The initiative makes Stanbic…