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OZY: Santiago Vescovi understands where he’s at — that as a virtual unknown in American basketball circles, he’s going to be checked, tested, maybe even ridiculed. He is, after all, from Uruguay, the South American country known for producing goal scorers of a different sport known to the world by a single name.

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First, there was Manu Ginobili. Could the next great Argentinean be this TCU commit?

Star-Telegram: Most basketball fans in Texas are familiar with at least one Argentinean basketball player — former San Antonio Spurs great Manu Ginobili.

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NBA Global Academy’s Princepal Singh selected in Indian team

Sportskeeda: The NBA Global Academy’s Princepal Singh has been selected to play in the Indian men’s team for the Super Kung Sheung Cup International Basketball Invitation Championship in Hong Kong from December 11 to 16.

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Player from Africa finds his way to UNLV basketball

Las Vegas Review Journal: The NBA has long expanded its reach worldwide, but it was only two years ago that it formed a central academy to find the top international players who might otherwise have gone unnoticed.

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TCU basketball picks up big-time commitment from 4-star point guard

Star Telegram: TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon picked up a big-time commitment on Tuesday. Four-star point guard Francisco Farabello has committed to the Frogs as part of the 2019 class. Farabello is the third hard commit for TCU, joining 4-star guard P.J. Fuller and 4-star forward Diante Smith. TCU now has the No. 8-ranked class in the country, according to 247Sports.

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NBA Academy Games 2018 – Schedule

Follow the NBA Academy Games 2018 by following @nbacademy on Instagram or #NBAAcademy on Facebook and Twitter!

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NBA Academy will host international prospects at Australia camp

ESPN: Players from seven NBA academies around the world and 50 of Australia’s top prospects will meet in the second NBA Academy Games and Basketball Australia Prospects Camp in Australia, which for the first time will be attended by NBA team personnel and college coaches.

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Rebels have intriguing prospect in raw big man Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua

Las Vegas Sun: When Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua signed with UNLV in the spring, it sent Rebels fans swarming to the internet to scour for clips of the little-known big man. A Cameroon native and a somewhat late convert to basketball, Tchamwa Tchatchoua played most recently at the NBA Global Academy in Australia, so he was not exactly a star in recruiting circles.

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Scouting the most interesting draft prospects at the NBA Global Camp

ESPN: This week’s NBA Global Camp marked the first time the league has organized a draft combine outside of U.S. Over the course of four days, 81 players from 38 countries — ranging from 15 to 23 years old — went through athletic and medical testing, measurements, interviews, scrimmages and practices, including instruction from a group of eight NBA assistant coaches and Sergio Scariolo, the head coach of the Spanish national team.

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