NBA Africa Game : Team World 108-97 Team Africa

The second edition of the NBA Africa Game took place on Saturday 5 August in Johannesburg. An exceptional event in front of 10,000 spectators, with the participation of 22 players:

Team Africa:
Luol Deng (Los Angeles Lakers), Thabo Sefolosha (Atlanta Hawks), Bismack Biyombo (Orlando Magic), Clint Capela (Houston Rockets), Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Serge Ibaka (Toronto Raptors), Luc Mbah a Moute (Houston Rockets), Salah Mejri (Dallas Mavericks), Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets), Victor Oladipo (Indiana Pacers), Dennis Schroder (Atlanta Hawks).

Team World:
Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets), Leandro Barbosa (Phoenix Suns), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics), Wilson Chandler (Denver Nuggets), DeMarcus Cousins (New Orleans Pelicans), Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons), Courtney Lee (New York Knicks), Kyle Lowry (Raptors), C.J. McCollum (Portland Trail Blazers), Kristaps Porzingis (New York Knicks).

 

 

 

 


Team World won 108-97 (50-47 at the break http://stats.nba.com/africa2017/), in a game that ended a week to develop basketball on the continent , as well as participate in many charity events. The NBA, which is organizing this week, took part in the Orphanage of Ennerdale, an institution « SOS Children’s Villages », in which it financed the construction of a basketball court. The children of the Ennerdale orphanage have therefore participated in basketball workshops run by the NBA players. More than ten houses were also built by the 200 NBA Cares volunteers in the township of Lenasia.

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