Africa Rumors

The NBA will launch Africa’s first-ever elite NBA basketball training center next year, a major step forward in the continent’s player development. The NBA, with the Sports for Education and Economic Development Project organization, announced their plan today for the NBA Academy Africa, which will be located in Thies, Senegal. The Academy is the NBA’s sixth elite training center around the world but first in Africa and is scheduled to open in 2017.
2 months ago via ESPN
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced the top 87 boys and girls from 27 African countries who will travel to the first Basketball without Borders (BWB) Africa Camp in Angola, which will be held Aug. 31-Sept. 3 at Pavilhão Multiusos do Kilamba in Luanda. BWB, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this summer.