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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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Basketball Africa League Names Two-Time NBA All-Star Luol Deng as League’s Global Ambassador

Deng was a member of the Great Britain National Team in the 2012 Olympic Games in London and captained Team Africa in the NBA Africa Games in 2015 and 2017

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today named two-time NBA All-Star and 2012 Olympian Luol Deng as BAL Global Ambassador.  Following his retirement from an NBA career that spanned 15 years, Deng will help grow the BAL’s profile throughout Africa and around the world, while inspiring African youth through basketball. “I…

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Lebron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo draft Team Rosters for 2020 NBA All-Star Game

James and Antetokounmpo drafted the NBA All-Star Game team rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference

Team LeBron: Drafts Davis No. 1 Overall; Selects Leonard, Dončić and Harden for Starting Lineup; Team Giannis: Drafts Embiid No. 2 Overall; Selects Siakam, Walker and Young for Starting Lineup; Each Team Chooses Chicago Community Organization to Play for in NBA All-Star Game. Captains LeBron James of the Los Angeles…

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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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Transcript: National Basketball Association (NBA) Paris Game 2020 press conference

It’s been enormous accommodations that have been made for the league from the Mayor’s Office to the French Basketball Federation

ADAM SILVER: Let me begin by thanking Marc Lasry and the Milwaukee Bucks and Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Hornets for taking time out in what is a very busy regular season to bring their teams here to Paris. They both have been in the community for several days now…

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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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Basketball Africa League Unveils Official Logo

New Logo Celebrates League’s Pan-African Footprint, Africa’s Diversity and Continent’s Rich Basketball Heritage

The Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa and scheduled to begin play in March 2020, today unveiled the league’s official logo.  The new logo, which features the silhouette of a basketball player taking a jump shot on a vibrant green, yellow,…

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Basketball Africa League Names John Manyo-Plange Vice President & Head of Strategy and Operations

Manyo-Plange, who goes by Manyo, will assume his new role immediately and will continue to report to Basketball Africa League (BAL) President Amadou Gallo Fall

The Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa and scheduled to begin play in March 2020, today named NBA (https://in.NBA.com) Africa Head of Business Operations and Ghana-native John Manyo-Plange as BAL Vice President & Head of Strategy and Operations. Manyo-Plange, who goes…

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Basketball Africa League announces seven host cities for Inaugural Season

NIKE and Jordan Brand Named as Exclusive Outfitter of The Basketball Africa League (BAL)

Cairo, Dakar, Lagos, Luanda, Rabat and either Monastir or Tunis Selected to Host Regular Season; Kigali to Host First-Ever BAL Final Four and BAL Final; NIKE and Jordan Brand Named as Exclusive Outfitter of BAL  The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced Cairo (Egypt), Dakar (Senegal), Lagos (Nigeria), Luanda (Angola),…