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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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NBA announces elite basketball development initiative for top international male and female prospects

Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the launch of NBA Academies, the NBA’s international elite development initiative that will consist of a network of elite training centers around the world to develop top international male and female prospects.  The new initiative, which includes educational development for the prospects, marks the league’s most significant […]

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NBA to back China basketball academies

AFP: The NBA will provide resources to three basketball training centres in China, one of its most important markets, it announced Wednesday as it seeks to discover the next Yao Ming.

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NBA turns to China for new talent

CNN Money: The NBA has long had a big fan base in China, and now the league hopes to start recruiting talent there as well.

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