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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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U.S. Central Girls and U.S. West Boys Win 2019 Jr. NBA Global Championship

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Dwyane Wade, Mike Conley, Swin Cash and Grant Hill Present Awards at Global Tournament Featuring More Than 375 Youth Players and Coaches from 40 Countries

U.S. Central (girls) and U.S. West (boys) won the 2019 Jr. NBA (https://Jr.NBA.com/) Global Championship today at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort. The two Global Championship finals, televised on FOX, featured U.S. Central defeating Canada 72-35 in the girls division and U.S. West defeating…

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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.…

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Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019: Watch Africa Boys vs. Europe and Middle East Boys from 0:00am CAT on the NBA Africa YouTube Channel tonight

Africa Girls will face Europe & Middle East Girls (4:30pm ET / 10:30pm CAT) and Africa Boys will play Europe & Middle East Boys (6:00pm ET / 0:00am CAT)

The Africa boys and girls teams joined other international teams to take part in their first life skills seminar of the week. The first of the ‘Respect the Game’ life skills session featured current and former NBA (NBA.com) and WNBA players, including Grant Hill, Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Jennifer Azzi and Jason…

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Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019 Tipped Off in Orlando

316 young boys and girls from 40 countries from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe

The Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019 tipped off at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida this morning with current and former NBA (https://www.NBA.com) and WNBA players welcoming 316 young boys and girls from 40 countries from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. Document links: http://bit.ly/334O1H8 http://bit.ly/2Yrw4Uq…

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Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019: Twenty Youth from Seven African Countries to Represent Africa in the Second Jr. NBA Global Championship from Aug. 6-11 in Orlando, Florida

Twenty Youth from Seven African Countries to Represent Africa in the Second Jr. NBA Global Championship from Aug. 6-11 in Orlando, Florida. AFRICA TEAM GIRLS ROSTERS 1. Sandrine Whitney Kamgain (Cameroon) 2. Penge Lesline Salim (DRC) 3. Jana Ehab (Egypt) 4. Shaza Ayman (Egypt) 5. Kadidia Traore (Mali) 6. Aisha…

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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),…

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NBA announces roster of boys and girls teams that will represent Africa in the Jr. NBA Global Championship

Twenty Youth Players from Eight African Countries selected to compete in Second Jr. NBA Global Championship in U.S. Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Florida

The NBA (www.NBA.com) today announced the 10 boys and 10 girls who will represent the African continent in the second Jr. NBA Global Championship, a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world that will be held Aug. 6-11 at ESPN…