JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – AUGUST 1: Camp Director Masai Ujiri talks to the campers at the Basketball Without Boarders Africa program at the American International School of Johannesburg on August 1, 2018 in Gauteng province of Johannesburg, South Africa. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)
Players slated to play in this year’s NBA Africa Game continue to pour into South Africa for the highly anticipated exhibition game.

The matchup will be played in Pretoria on Saturday August 4 as the climax to a flurry of activities in the Southern African country.

Following the arrival of Team World veteran Forward Harrison Barnes and Team Africa returnee Al Farouq Aminu earlier this week, others have followed.

Rudy Gay and Hassan Whiteside of Team World are in the country with a host of others including Team Africa’s Joel Embiid, Bismarck Biyombo and Evan Fournier.

Some of the aforementioned players were spotted at the Basketball Without Borders program opening day to guide young players on many facets of the sport.

Embiid is a graduate of the program and has transitioned into the professional level successfully with a starring role for Philadelphia Sixers.

Basketball Without Borders feature several standout talents from African countries who will be mentored by NBA players and administration personnel. Toronto Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri is leading the field.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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