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Kevin Zhang’s journey to becoming a young basketball pioneer

ESPN.com: Amid top high schoolers from around the world, Kevin Zhang displayed impressive range and an explosive first step. The lanky 6-foot-9 swingman warmed up before scrimmaging on the New Orleans Pelicans’ practice floor during NBA All-Star Weekend this year and did not look out of place.

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NBA launches network of international basketball schools

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the launch of NBA Basketball School, a network of tuition-based basketball development programs around the world open to international male and female players ages 6-18.

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NBA, FIBA and Bahamas Basketball Federation to host first Basketball without Borders camp in the Bahamas

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) today announced that the ninth edition of Basketball without Borders (BWB) Americas will be held July 5-8 at The Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium in Nassau, Bahamas, marking the first time that the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball […]

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Warriors and Timberwolves to play two preseason games in China

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that NBA Global Games China 2017 presented by Master Kong will feature two preseason games in China between the Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves.

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NBA announces field of top international prospects for third Basketball without Borders global camp

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced the top 67 boys and girls from 32 countries and territories who will travel to New Orleans for the third annual Basketball without Borders (BWB) Global Camp.  The camp will be held Feb. 17-19 at the New Orleans Pelicans’ practice facility […]

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NBA and SEED Project announce plan to launch elite basketball training center in Africa

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) and SEED Project (Sports for Education and Economic Development), a non-profit organization based in Thies, Senegal, that uses basketball as a platform to engage youth in academic, athletic and leadership programs, today announced their plan to launch NBA Academy Africa, an elite basketball training center in Thies for the […]

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NBA announces plan to launch elite basketball training center in India

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced plans to launch NBA Academy India, an elite basketball training center in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) for the top male and female prospects from throughout India.  NBA Academy India, the first of its kind in the country and the NBA’s fifth elite training center globally, […]

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NBA to open training academy in India

ESPN.com: Eager to expedite the growth of basketball in a largely untapped market of nearly 1.3 billion people, the NBA announced plans on Tuesday to open a training facility for top prospects in India.

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NBA and Basketball Australia announce plan to launch NBA Global Academy

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball Australia (BA) today announced their plan to launch NBA Global Academy, the NBA’s elite training center at BA’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.

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NBA rosters feature record 113 international players from 41 countries and territories

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that a record 113 international players from a record 41 countries and territories are on opening night rosters for the 2016-17 season.  This marks the third consecutive season that opening night rosters feature at least 100 international players and that all 30 teams have at least one […]

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