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L’Nba Africa Game 2015: il 1° agosto lo storico incontro [FOTO]

(150731) -- JOHANNESBURG, July 31, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Chris Paul of Team World shoots during practice at Ellis Park Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 31, 2015. The first NBA Africa Game, which features a Team Africa vs Team World, will take place at Ellis Park Arena, Johannesburg Sartuday. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Un incontro di Nba che entra nella storia, la prima volta dell’Nba Africa Game 2015, ecco tutte le immagini del pre evento

L’1 agosto all’Ellis Park Arena di Johannesburg. L’NBA Africa Game 2015, già sold-out, vedrà sfidarsi Team Africa e Team World, e verrà giocato per supportare Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa, SOS Children’s Villages Association of South Africa e la Nelson Mandela Foundation.

(150731) -- JOHANNESBURG, July 31, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Marc Gasol (L) and Pau Gasol of Team World are seen during practice at Ellis Park Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 31, 2015. The first NBA Africa Game, which features a Team Africa vs Team World, will take place at Ellis Park Arena, Johannesburg Sartuday. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

(150731) — JOHANNESBURG, July 31, 2015 (Xinhua) — Marc Gasol (L) and Pau Gasol of Team World are seen during practice at Ellis Park Arena, Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 31, 2015. The first NBA Africa Game, which features a Team Africa vs Team World, will take place at Ellis Park Arena, Johannesburg Sartuday. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Il Team Africa, composto da giocatori africani fino alla seconda generazione, comprenderà  il capitano e due volte NBA All-Star Luol Deng (Miami Heat, Regno Unito; nato nel Sud Sudan), Al-Farouq Aminu (Portland Trail Blazers; Stati Uniti ma con genitori nigeriani), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks; Grecia ma con genitori nigeriani), Nicolas Batum (Charlotte Hornets; Francia ma con genitore camerunense), Bismack Biyombo (Toronto Raptors; Repubblica Democratica del Congo), Boris Diaw (San Antonio Spurs; Francia con genitore senegalese), Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves; Senegal), Festus Ezeli (Golden State Warriors; Nigeria), Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City Thunder, Congo) e Luc Mbah a Moute (Sacramento Kings, Camerun).

Il Team World, formato da giocatori del resto del mondo, includerà il capitano, presidente del NBPA e otto volte NBA All-Star Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers); Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards), Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets), Marc Gasol (Memphis Grizzlies), Pau Gasol (Chicago Bulls), Jeff Green (Memphis Grizzlies), Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics), Evan Turner (Boston Celtics) e Nikola Vucevic (Orlando Magic). Gregg Popovich allenerà il Team Africa, il coach dei Brooklyn Nets Lionel Hollins guiderà il Team World.