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Kawhi Leonard to make first-ever visit to China

NBA China today announced that NBA Champion and two-time NBA All-Star Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs will visit China from Aug. 18 – 24 to support the growth of basketball in the country and coach top youth talent from the region at The NBA Academy Zhejiang. This will be Leonard’s first trip to China.

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NBA heads to the Holy Land to develop talent, promote values

The Associated Press: The NBA is heading to the Holy Land this week, bringing together some of the top emerging talent from across Europe as part of the league’s push to attract more foreign players and expand its global reach.

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«Basketball Without Borders», le programme international de la NBA qui révèle les stars de demain

L’Équipe: Le 50e camp «BWB», organisé par la NBA pour découvrir les talents émergents en dehors des frontières américaines, s’est installé début août en Afrique du Sud, à Johannesbourg. Les 25 meilleures jeunes joueuses du continent africain y étaient réunies. Cinq d’entre elles se racontent.

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Africa Game means the world to Ibaka

Business Ghana: The NBA Africa Game 2017 is the clear focus for all of the players participating in the exhibition game in Johannesburg on Saturday. The players have been heavily involved in the 15th edition of Basketball without Borders Africa and have spent a lot of time training with and imparting their knowledge of the game to the campers. They have also spent time giving back to the communities in need by working with Habitat for Humanity South Africa as well as SOS Children’s Village. But the Africa Game itself is the cherry on the cake of a special week.

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NBA aims to grow game, readies for match in Africa

Basketball is the second most popular sport in Africa. The NBA is focused on growing the game across the continent by making it more accessible for both players and fans. Ahead of the second NBA game on African soil, which takes place this weekend, Amadou Gall Fall, VP of the NBA & MD Africa spoke with CNBC Africa about the continent’s incredible talent pool.

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15th edition of Basketball Without Borders Africa tips off

ESPN.com: More than 80 African boys and girls will have their lives changed forever this week after taking part in the NBA’s flagship development camp Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa.

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Warriors’ Kevin Durant extends NBA’s reach with landmark trip to India

USA Today Sports: Six weeks after leading the Golden State Warriors to the franchise’s second NBA championship in three years, Kevin Durant went on a vacation.

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Durant says Indian basketball needs a Yao to beat cricket

Agence France Presse: NBA behemoth Kevin Durant set a world record in India on Friday but admitted it will take a lot more for basketball to overtake cricket in the country.

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Taj wish fulfilled, Durant takes a vow to come India regularly

Times of India: Saturday turned out to be a soothing day for NBA superstar Kevin Durant. 44 hours after landing in the Capital, Durant fulfilled his wish that brought him to India – visit Taj Mahal.

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Durant scores in India with big crowd at basketball clinic

AP News: The Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant and 3,459 children from the Reliance Foundation Junior NBA program in India entered the Guinness Book of World Records on Friday after holding the world’s largest basketball lesson in multiple venues.

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