Tuesday, December 11, 2018

NBA Africa Game 2018: Two Cameroonians in the African Team


The South African capital hosted the third edition of the NBA Africa Game, a gala match organized by the American League on Saturday, August 04, 2018.

Played for the third time in South Africa (Pretoria this time) it took part at 15:00 GMT a global selection to an African selection. The “Team Africa”, made up of African NBA players, or having African origins. Team World, a team of NBA basketball players from around the world. Two Cameroonians in Team Africa, Pascal Siakam (Raptors) and Joel Embiid (Sixers)

Team Africa

Luol Deng (Lakers, United Kingdom, South Sudan)

Ian Mahinmi (Wizards, France, a relative of Benin)

Al-Farouq Aminu (Blazers, USA, parents of Nigeria)

Bismack Biyombo (Hornets, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Cheick Diallo (Pelicans, Mali)

Joel Embiid (Sixers, Cameroon)

Evan Fournier (Magic, France, a relative of Algeria)

Serge Ibaka (Raptors, Republic of Congo)

Timothy Luwawu-Cabarrot (Thunder, France, a relative of the Democratic Republic of Congo)

Pascal Siakam (Raptors, Cameroon)

Coach: Juwan Howard.

Team World

John Collins (Hawks, USA)

JaVale McGee (Lakers, USA)

Dennis Smith Jr. (Mavericks, USA)

Marvin Williams (Hornets, USA)

Harrison Barnes (Mavericks, USA)

Danilo Gallinari (Clippers, Italy)

Rudy Gay (Spurs, USA)

Khris Middleton (Bucks, USA)

Hassan Whiteside (Heat, USA)

Coach: Ettore Messina.



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