NBA names HBCU grad to head African league

The NBA has named Amadou Gallo Fall, its vice president and managing director for Africa, as president of the Basketball Africa League, a new professional league featuring teams from across Africa. “Amadou’s efforts to grow basketball and the NBA’s business across Africa have been extraordinary, and he is an ideal choice to lead the Basketball … Continue reading NBA names HBCU grad to head African league

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Africa’s top prospects tour Europe, showcase NBA’s commitment to elite student-athletes

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc_ANdFh8eg/?taken-by=nbaacademy A talented team of prospects from NBA Academy Africa recently concluded a tour of Europe, spending time in Paris and Prague. Participating in training sessions, playing games against local teams, and visiting cultural sites and attractions, the tour showcased the National Basketball Association’s and SEED Project’s (Sports for Education and Economic Development, a non-profit organization based in Thies, Senegal) commitment … Continue reading Africa’s top prospects tour Europe, showcase NBA’s commitment to elite student-athletes

Philadelphian brings more ‘Unity in the Community’ during the holidays with NBA’s Ben Simmons

South Philly native, Anton Moore, and the NBA’s and Philadelphia 76ers’ rising star, Ben Simmons, connected recently to assist those in need and spread some holiday cheer. “We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event,” Moore said of the four families taken on a “surprise shopping spree … Continue reading Philadelphian brings more ‘Unity in the Community’ during the holidays with NBA’s Ben Simmons

Three-Time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade and WNBA Champion Candace Parker help launch Jr. NBA World Championship

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc2k2_pBWc9/?taken-by=jrnba Announcing the first-of- its kind global youth basketball tournament, Jr. NBA World Championship, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has once again set a global standard. This time in youth basketball development. “We are extremely excited to announce the Jr. NBA World Championship, a global competition that will unify our youth basketball communities from around the world on … Continue reading Three-Time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade and WNBA Champion Candace Parker help launch Jr. NBA World Championship

NBA elite training center in Mexico City to serve Latin American, Caribbean prospects

  https://www.instagram.com/p/BcfCcT2B-no/?taken-by=nbaacademy The National Basketball Association (NBA), CONADE (Mexico’s National Commission for Physical Culture and Sport) and the Mexican Basketball Federation (Asociacion Deportiva Mexicana de Baloncesto, A.C) recently announced their plan to launch The NBA Academy Latin America, an elite basketball training center in Mexico City for the top male and female prospects from throughout … Continue reading NBA elite training center in Mexico City to serve Latin American, Caribbean prospects

A respected sports statesman, 87ers ambassador and Harlem Globetrotters alum is faithfully focused

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSFeGZGlON3/ For generations the National Basketball Association (NBA) has impacted the world, transforming lives through its multiplicity of diplomacy, civic engagement and education initiatives. Positioned to engage local communities throughout America, the recently revamped NBA G League property not only began to serve as an invigorated platform for those aspiring to play in ‘The League’ and streamline talent, but … Continue reading A respected sports statesman, 87ers ambassador and Harlem Globetrotters alum is faithfully focused

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