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NBA AFRICA GAME RETURNS TO SOUTH AFRICA

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Your favourite NBA Stars are coming back to SA to battle it out in the second NBA basketball game to be played in Africa.

The NBA superstars will face-off as Team Africa vs Team World on the 5th of August at the Ticketpro Dome.

Team Africa will be co-captained by 2-time NBA All-Star Luol Dengof the LA Lakers who was born in South Sudan and 11-year veteran Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks, whose father was born in South Africa.

Team World will be co-captained by 13-time NBA All-Star, 2011 NBA Champion, German national Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks and 2017 NBA All-Star Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets.

The game will also feature Bismack Biyombo of Orlando Magic and Emmanuel Mudiay of the Denver Nuggets for Team Africa, both from the Democratic Republic of Congo

CJ McCollum of the Portland Trailblazers will feature for Team World.

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  • NBA AFRICA GAME 2017
  • SATURDAY, 5 AUGUST
  • TICKETPRO DOME
  • TICKETS FROM R150 AT TICKETPRO.CO.ZA
  • TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM MONDAY 22 JUNE AT 10AM
  • LIMITED SEATS
  • THE LINEUPS
  • TEAM AFRICA:
  • Captains:
    Luol Deng (LA Lakers) – 2-time NBA All-Star. Born in South Sudan.
    Thabo Sefolosha (Atlanta Hawks) 11-year veteran. Father born in South Africa.
  • Team:
    Clint Capela (Houston Rockets; Parents from Angola and Congo)
    Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves: Senegal)
    Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers: Cameroon)
    Serge Ibaka (Toronto Raptors: Congo)
    Luc Mbah a Moute (most recently with the LA Clippers: Cameroon)
    Salah Mejri (Dallas Mavericks: Tunisia)
    Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets: Democratic Republic of the Congo)
    Victor Oladipo (Indiana Pacers: Parent from Nigeria)
    Dennis Schroder (Atlanta Hawks: Parent from The Gambia)
  • TEAM WORLD:
  • Captains:
    Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks: Germany)
    Kemba Walker Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets: U.S.A.)
  • Team:
    Leandro Barbosa (most recently with the Phoenix Suns; Brazil
    Jaylen Brown(Boston Celtics; U.S.)
    Wilson Chandler(Nuggets; U.S.)
    DeMarcus Cousins(New Orleans Pelicans; U.S.)
    Andre Drummond(Detroit Pistons; U.S.)
    Courtney Lee(New York Knicks; U.S.)
    Kyle LowryRaptors; U.S.)
    CJ McCollum(Portland Trail Blazers; U.S.)
    Kristaps Porzingis (Knicks; Latvia)

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