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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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