Femi Adebayo present as NBA unveils 4 newly renovated courts in BWB Africa 2023 continues in Johannesburg
Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa 2023 continued at the American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ) this weekend,
80 boys and girls returned to the courts to participate in on-court skills stations, played games, and continued to learn from current and former NBA and WNBA players and coaches.
Miami Heat center and two-time NBA All-Star Bam Adebayo and 2011 NBA champion Ian Mahinmi visited the NBA Store and engaged with fans at Sandton City Mall.
The players signed autographs, answered fan questions, and held a brief shootaround session.
Shortly after, NBA Africa unveiled four newly renovated basketball courts in Alexandra as part of BWB Africa community outreach and the league’s efforts to make the game more accessible across the continent.
The court unveiling was followed by a Jr. NBA clinic for 150 boys and girls from the local community which was facilitated by the current and former NBA and WNBA coaches and players.
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach J.B. Bickerstaff and 2018 Coach of the Year Dwane Casey hosting a FIBA coaches clinic at AISJ in the afternoon.
The camp will conclude with championship games and BWB Africa 2023 awards on Monday, July 31, 2023.
08:00 - 26.07.2023
Current and Former NBA Head Coaches J.B. Bickerstaff, Mike Brown, Dwane Casey, Darvin Ham and Dave Joerger Will Also Serve as BWB Africa 2023 Coaches.
04:28 - 29.07.2023
The Uganda Gazelles paid the price for a poor offensive run down the stretch. They lost 80-66 to Mali in their opening game of the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2023 Friday afternoon in Kigali, Rwanda.
18:30 - 28.07.2023
This is the first time Giannis Antetokounmpo (Adetokunbo) will visit Nigeria as he storms (Rowe Park)Lagos to grow basketball.
09:05 - 27.07.2023
Defending champions Nigeria's D'Tigress touchdown in Kigali for the 2023 Women’s Afro Basketball Championship.