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NBA launch ‘Live, Learn and Play’ in Senegal

NBA USAID

PRESS RELEASE The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched ‘Live, Learn and Play,’ a new partnership that will include a comprehensive basketball-based youth development program aimed at using the values of the game including leadership, character and teamwork to promote youth development and citizenship in 20 schools […]

Basketball Without Borders has helped grow the game, as Dieng can attest

MINNEAPOLIS –Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton remembers the former Gorgui Dieng. That’d be the lanky Senegalese kid with a wingspan of more than 7 feet who, at one point, didn’t understand the concept of goaltending. Even in college, he couldn’t grasp why his freshman season ended when Louisville fell in the Sweet 16. The old Gorgui […]