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Basketball Africa League and Agence Francaise de Developpement to Advance Education and Inclusion in Africa

Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (www.theBAL.com) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), France’s public development bank committed to financing and technical assistance for projects that improve the lives of people in developing and emerging economies, today announced AFD as an official partner of the BAL.  The inaugural BAL season…

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Video News Release: Basketball Africa League (BAL) unveils the 3 groups for the inaugural season

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The Basketball Africa League today unveiled the three groups of four for the 12 teams that will compete in the inaugural season. During this stage, each team will face the other three teams in the group once.

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Basketball Africa League, Fremantle and Passenger to Produce Landmark Documentary Series

The landmark documentary series will follow the stories of the players, coaches and teams from across Africa as they prepare for and compete in the first BAL season

The Basketball Africa League (BAL), together with producer and distributor Fremantle, award-winning TRUE DETECTIVE producer Richard Brown and sports marketing company Infront, have teamed up to produce an original documentary series telling the story of the launch and inaugural season of the BAL, a new professional league featuring 12 club…

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Basketball Africa League Unveils Official Game Ball Ahead of Historic Inaugural Season

Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda

Official Game Ball is Part of Wilson’s Latest Construction Technology and Features Unique Graphics Specifically-Designed for the BAL; Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (www.theBAL.com) and Wilson Sporting Goods Co. (Wilson) (www.Wilson.com) today unveiled the Official Game Ball (https://bit.ly/3evca0h) that…

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New Fortress Energy Named a Founding Partner of the Basketball Africa League

Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda

Multiyear Partnership Makes New Fortress Energy the Official Energy Partner of the BAL; Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (www.theBAL.com) and New Fortress Energy Inc. (NFE), a global energy infrastructure company founded to help accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy,…

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NBA and Kaiser Permanente to Donate $10,000 to Covenant House Pennsylvania

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has received the March NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of his dedicated efforts to address housing insecurity in Greater Philadelphia, the NBA (www.NBA.com) today announced. Each month the award recognizes a player who best reflects the passion that the league…

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Video News Release: Introducing the Basketball Africa League (BAL), the first of its kind in our continent

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Introducing the Basketball Africa League (BAL), the first of its kind in our continent. This will be basketball at its best, right here on African soil. Watch the BAL Hang Time Special Edition. Find out more on www.theBAL.com. You can also watch us on @theBAL Facebook and YouTube channel.

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Basketball Africa League To Tip Off Historic Inaugural Season In May

Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced that the league’s historic inaugural season will tip off Sunday, May 16 at the Kigali Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, with 12 teams from across Africa competing in the new professional league.  The BAL, a partnership between the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the…

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NBA and Basketball Africa League launch Gender Equality Initiatives in Africa

In Commemoration of International Women’s Day, NBA and Basketball Africa League (BAL) Commit to Advancing Gender Equality and Economic Inclusion Across the Continent

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, the National Basketball Association (NBA) (NBA.com) and the Basketball Africa League (BAL) (TheBAL.com) today announced the launch of several initiatives to advance gender equality and economic inclusion across Africa.  The initiatives build on the NBA family’s collective efforts to advance equality and social justice in…

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Lebron James and Kevin Durant Draft Team Rosters for 2021 NBA All-Star Game

The rosters for Team LeBron and Team Durant were revealed last night in TNT’s presentation of the NBA All-Star Draft

Team LeBron: Drafts Giannis Antetokounmpo No. 1 Overall;  Stephen Curry, Luka Dončić and Nikola Jokić Complete Starting Lineup ; Team Durant: Drafts Kyrie Irving No. 2 Overall; Joel Embiid, Kawhi Leonard, Bradley Beal and Jayson Tatum Complete Starting Lineup ; Team LeBron to Play for Thurgood Marshall College Fund; Team…