Basketball without Borders Africa 2017 with NBA Players!
Since its inaugural year in 2001, the NBA and FIBA have staged 49 BWB camps in 30 cities in 25 countries on six continents. BWB has hosted more than 2,720 participants from 134 countries and territories.
Since its inaugural year in 2001, the NBA and FIBA have staged 49 BWB camps in 30 cities in 25 countries on six continents. BWB has hosted more than 2,720 participants from 134 countries and territories. More than 230 different current and former NBA/WNBA players have joined more than 185 NBA team personnel from all 30 NBA teams with 43 BWB campers drafted into the NBA.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the major men’s professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world. It has 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA (also known as the International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. NBA players are the world’s best paid athletes by average annual salary per player.
The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The league adopted the name National Basketball Association on August 3, 1949, after merging with its rival National Basketball League (NBL). The league’s several international as well as individual team offices are directed out of its head offices located in the Olympic Tower at 645 Fifth Avenue in New York City. NBA Entertainment and NBA TV studios are directed out of offices located in Secaucus, New Jersey.
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