Mahmoud Photo Courtesy: BAL can report Zamalek Center and Basketball Africa League (BAL) standout Anas Mahmoud has featured for Toronto Raptors in the 2021 NBA Summer League.

The 7 foot inch defender was named Defensive Player at the BAL after helping the Egyptian side clinch the maiden edition of the NBA-FIBA AFRICA competition.

KIGALI, RWANDA – MAY 30: Anas Mahmoud #10 of Zamalek celebrates a three point shot against Union Sportive Monastirienne during the second half of the Basketball Africa League finals game at Kigali Arena on May 30, 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda. (Photo by Nicole Sweet/BAL/Basketball Africa League via Getty Images)

BAL officially communicated recently of Mahmoud’s inclusion in Raptors roster for this year’s Summer League in Las Vegas. The tournament runs from August 8 to August 17 with all 30 NBA teams competing.

Fall-Ujiri (RIGHT) Photo Courtesy: BAL

Mahmoud scored two points and gathered two rebounds in 8:40 minutes off the bench in Raptors 89-79 win over New York Knicks.

The Egyptian player converted his sole shot attempt in the game with a simple two handed dunk in the fourth quarter with 7:44 minutes left to play. (Click highlighted text to watch video)

(RIGHT) Photo Courtesy: BAL

BAL President Amadou Fall and BAL Ambassador Masai Ujiri were present at the game; Ujiri doubles as Vice Chairman and Team President of the Raptors.

Neto Photo Courtesy: BAL

Head Coach of Petro do Luanda (clinched third place at the 2020 BAL) Jose Neto has been called up to Brooklyn Nets Summer League team. (Click highlighted text to view story)

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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