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Basketball Africa League launches “BAL Hang Time” on League’s YouTube Channel

The show will feature African leaders, former players, coaches, artists and media personalities associated with and active in the game of basketball on the African continent

WHO: Youcef Ouldyassia, Head of Content & Programming, Basketball Africa League (BAL); former professional basketball player and television host Upcoming guests include BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall and Toronto Raptors assistant coach Patrick Mutombo WHAT: The first episode of “BAL Hang Time”, a new biweekly interview series dedicated to African…

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NBA Africa this week

NBA Together Live is part of the NBA Together campaign

2019 NBA Champion with the Toronto Raptors, Serge Ibaka (https://bit.ly/2VzI429), is set to feature on Instagram Live at 21:00 CAT TONIGHT as part of the NBA Together Live initiative. NBA Together Live is part of the NBA Together campaign (https://on.nba.com/2VIgdNo), where every weekday at 21:00 CAT and 22:00 CAT a…

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Basketball Africa League Postpones Start of Inaugural Season

The BAL, a partnership between the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the NBA, is a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (https://www.theBAL.com/) today postponed the league’s inaugural season, which had been scheduled to tip off Friday, March 13 in Dakar, Senegal. The following statement has been issued by BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall: “Following the recommendation of the Senegalese government regarding the escalating health concerns related to…

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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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Africa: Transcript of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's Press Conference at NBA All-Star 2020 (Saturday February 15, 2020)

(…) QUESTION: Adam, I just want to ask you what are your expectations for the Basketball Africa League? And when you have three starters from that continent, what does it say about the potential pipeline of talent coming from there? ADAM SILVER: Thanks for asking. So we are launching our Basketball…

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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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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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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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The NBA is hiring a Marketing Lead, Basketball Africa League (BAL)

The NBA is hiring a Marketing Lead, Basketball Africa League (BAL). LOCATION:  Dakar, Senegal Position Summary: Reporting directly to the Vice President & Head of Strategy and Operations BAL, this critical position will be responsible for building integrated marketing strategies and campaigns for the BAL, with a focus on cross-promotional…

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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…