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NBA Africa Game captains and tickets info revealed


NBA Africa Game captains and tickets info revealed

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NBA and NBPA announced that Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks; Germany), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets; US), Thabo Sefolosha (Atlanta Hawks; Switzerland; South African parent) and Luol Deng (Los Angeles Lakers; South Sudan) will serve as team captains for NBA Africa Game 2017.

Tickets for the NBA’s second game in Africa taking place Saturday, August 5 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa will be available to fans Thursday, June 22 at 10:00 CAT by visiting

Nowitzki, a 13-time NBA All-Star and 2011 NBA Champion, along with Walker, a 2017 NBA All-Star, will co-captain Team World. Deng, a two-time NBA All-Star and Team Africa captain at NBA Africa Game 2015, and Sefolosha, an 11-year NBA veteran whose father was born in South Africa, will lead Team Africa.


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