This year’s NBA Africa Game tips off at 16:00 GMT in Pretoria, South Africa and is set to feature some of the world’s best basketball players in action.
The game featuring NBA players of African descent-Team Africa- against other international players in the league-Team World- climaxes a flurry of activities this week.
Players, Coaches and Managers in the NBA descended on the Southern African country and engaged in several community projects.
10 houses in the Lawley Community in South Africa’s Johannesburg district were constructed in the week with players participating in the construction.
The Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Program was also organized with young players from several countries on the continent get mentored in crucial aspects of the their development in the sport.
Former BWB participants like Danilo Gallinari and Joel Embiid were present at the camp to share their experiences with the aspiring players.
Tonight’s game will be the third edition since it started in 2015 and the home team is looking for its first win.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter