NBA Africa 2018 Game

  • PublishedAugust 4, 2018

Team Africa play Team World in the third NBA Africa Game at Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria, South Africa, on Saturday. The game, which tips off at 5 p.m. CAT (11 a.m. ET), is being played in support of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Team Africa will be comprised of players born in Africa, or with direct family ties to the continent, while Team World will feature players drawn from the rest of the world.

Team Africa

Luol Deng (Los Angeles Lakers; South Sudan)

Al-Farouq Aminu (Portland Trail Blazers; U.S.; parents from Nigeria)

Bismack Biyombo (Charlotte Hornets; Democratic Republic of the Congo)*

Cheick Diallo (New Orleans Pelicans; Mali)

Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers; Cameroon; BWB Africa 2011)*

Evan Fournier (Orlando Magic; France; parent from Algeria)

Serge Ibaka (Toronto Raptors; Republic of the Congo)

Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (Oklahoma City Thunder; France; parent from Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Ian Mahinmi (Washington Wizards; France; parent from Benin)

Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors; Cameroon; BWB Africa 2012).

Team Africa will be coached by Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard.

Team World

Harrison Barnes (Dallas Mavericks; U.S.)

John Collins (Atlanta Hawks; U.S.)

Danilo Gallinari (LA Clippers; Italy; BWB Europe 2003)

Rudy Gay (San Antonio Spurs; U.S.)*

JaVale McGee (Los Angeles Lakers; U.S.)

Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks; U.S.)*

Dennis Smith Jr. (Dallas Mavericks; U.S.)

Hassan Whiteside (Miami Heat; U.S.)

Marvin Williams (Hornets; U.S.)

Team World will be coached by Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina.

(Source: ESPN)

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