NBA Africa Game 2017 supports charity

13 Jul 2017

NBA Africa Game 2017, which will take place following the 15th edition of Basketball without Borders (BWB) Africa, will feature a Team Africa vs. Team World format which will be played in support of UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and SOS Children’s Villages South Africa (SOSCVSA).

Team Africa will be comprised of players born in Africa and second-generation African players while Team World players from the rest of the world.

The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced today, Thursday 13th August, the full rosters for NBA Africa Game 2017 as well as the players who will represent both teams.

The game will air live at 5:00 pm CAT in sub-Saharan Africa on Kwesé’s TV, Internet and mobile platforms, including Kwesé Free Sports, Kwesé Sports, Kwesé partners Soweto TV (South Africa), Canal+ Afrique (Francophone Africa) and other select free-to-air channels,, and the Kwesé app.