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Antetokounmpo, Dončić, Embiid, Gobert, Jokić, Sabonis, Siakam and Simmons headline Global Reach of 2019-20 NBA Season Restart

12 African-Born Players on Season Restart Rosters

22 Teams Participating in Season Restart Feature 89 International Players from 34 Countries and Territories; all 22 Teams Feature At Least One International Player; 12 African-Born Players on Season Restart Rosters; 88 Seeding Games Include 41 Primetime Games in Latin America and 40 Primetime Games in Europe, the Middle East and…

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Basketball Africa League announces the 12 teams that will compete in Inaugural Season

Cairo, Dakar, Lagos, Luanda, Monastir and Salé to host regular season beginning March 13

NIKE and Jordan Brand Unveil Official Basketball Africa League Uniforms; Cairo, Dakar, Lagos, Luanda, Monastir and Salé to Host Regular Season Beginning March 13; Kigali to Host BAL Finals The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (theBAL.com) today announced the 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the…

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Record 19 International Players from 15 Countries highlight Global Reach of NBA All-Star 2020

NBA All-Star 2020 will reach fans in 215 countries and territories in 47 languages

All-Star Starters Antetokounmpo, Dončić, Embiid and Siakam Headline Record Eight International All-Stars; NBA All-Star 2020 Will Reach Fans in 215 Countries and Territories in 47 Languages A record 19 international players from 15 countries will participate in NBA All-Star 2020 (NBA.com/AllStar), which will reach fans in 215 countries and territories…

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All-Star Pascal Siakam, Wizards’ Bertāns, Celtics’ Fall and Bulls’ Markkanen to Coach Top International Prospects at Sixth Annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp

Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Global Camp During NBA All-Star 2020 Will Bring Together Top 64 High School Age Boys and Girls from 34 Countries and Regions

The National Basketball Association (NBA) (https://www.NBA.com/) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced the top 64 boys and girls from 34 countries and regions who will travel to Chicago for the sixth annual Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Global Camp, which will be held Friday, Feb. 14 – Sunday, Feb.…

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Oklahoma City’s Paul and Houston’s Westbrook Headline Reserves for 2020 NBA All-Star Game

NBA All-Star Draft to Air on TNT on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. ET

Six First-Time All-Stars Among Reserves: Adebayo, Gobert, Ingram, Mitchell, Sabonis and Tatum; NBA All-Star Draft to Air on TNT on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. ET. Former Kia NBA All-Star MVPs Chris Paul of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets lead the list of…

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Lakers’ James, Bucks’ Antetokounmpo Named Starters and Captains for 2020 NBA All-Star Game

– Captains to Draft Rosters for Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis; TNT to Air NBA All-Star Draft on Feb. 6 – ; – West Starter Pool: James, Lakers’ Davis, Mavericks’ Dončić, Rockets’ Harden and Clippers’ Leonard – ; – East Starter Pool: Antetokounmpo, 76ers’ Embiid, Raptors’ Siakam, Celtics’ Walker and Hawks’ Young –

The Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the list of 10 players – two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference – selected by fans, current NBA (https://www.NBA.com) players and a media panel to start in the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. As the…

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National Basketball Association (NBA) and OCP Group announce Multiyear Partnership to expand Jr. NBA Programming in Morocco and Rwanda

10-Time NBA All-Star Ray Allen Attends Jr. NBA Launch Events in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco

The OCP Group (OCP) (www.OCPGroup.ma), a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today announced a new, multiyear partnership to expand Jr. NBA programs, teach life skills and build new basketball courts in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco and in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, while…

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Jr. NBA Global Championship: Africa Boys Win International Pool and Advance to Second Straight Jr. NBA Global Championship Final

The Africa Boys team was unstoppable in their second consecutive Jr. NBA Global Championship International Pool Final and beat Canada Boys 80-46

The Africa Boys team was unstoppable in their second consecutive Jr. NBA Global Championship International Pool Final and beat Canada Boys 80-46 (https://jrnbagc.nba.com). Led by NBA Academy Africa’s Marouf Moumine (Cameroon; 14 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals), Babacar Djiby Ly (Senegal; 15 points) and Dieu Merci Ilonga (DRC;…

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Jr. NBA Global Championship: The Jr. NBA Africa Boys and Girls teams both defeated their opponents and qualified for the International Pool Semifinals

The Jr. NBA Africa Boys and Girls teams are representing the continent in the second Jr. NBA Global Championship

The Jr. NBA Africa Boys and Girls teams, that are representing the continent in the second Jr. NBA Global Championship (https://jrnbagc.nba.com), both defeated their opponents and qualified for the International Pool Semifinals tomorrow. Following a Day of Service and community work on August 8, the teams came back to the…

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Day four of the Jr. NBA Global Championship featured Africa Boys and Girls teams playing two games each against India and Latin America Boys and Girls

The Africa Girls team exploded to a 45-point second half to beat India 57-36 for their first win in the competition

In their first game of the day against India Girls, the Africa Girls team struggled throughout most of the first half with India taking a 20-12 lead after the first 16 minutes of play. Things could not have looked more different from the first whistle of the second half though.…