NBA players at world cup Africa qualifiers, Basketball without borders in Egypt and Majok goes home -This week in African basketball

SENEGAL, Nigeria and Angola bring in their best for the 4 th window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers as the competition gets stiffer; Egypt hosts Basketball Without Borders Africa for the first time in the camp’s history and the BAL’s defensive player of the year, Ater Majok, signs with Al Riyadi and brings his talents back “home”.

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Giants visit three countries after COVID, Hoops returns “to change the narrative” and Rose motivates Senegal’s Lions

GIANTS of Africa has restarted camps after a COVID-induced layoff; Amadou Fall’s Seeds of Africa Hoop Forum is back, too, while Derrick Rose provided motivation for the Senegal men’s team during a visit to the country.

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Africa’s basketball talent is being snapped up, causing concern

WITH 13 African players in the NBA, African basketball talent is hot property, internationally. That’s become cause for concern after a top African-born player swapped nationalities. In other basketball news, two north African U-17 women’s teams showed promise at the World Cup

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Why this African basketball league is “bigger than basketball”

THE conclusion of the second season of Africa’s newest league, the FIBA and NBA-backed Basketball Africa League has shown that support for the game is growing by leaps and bounds. That’s good news for Africa’s urban youth, for youth culture and intercontinental collaboration. It’s also helping the NBA grow the sport’s impact well beyond the court – a key aim of the league, says BAL President, Amadou Gallo Fall, for whom the BAL is “bigger than basketball”.

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Mismanagement crippled SA basketball

LEE NXUMALO BASKETBALL, once the fastest-growing sport in South Africa, now hardly has recognisable leagues or talents. A group of

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The golden quartet of Afrobasket

BOITUMELO RANTAO  FORTY games – over 2016 minutes – of blood, sweat and some tears during thrilling action at the

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