May 27 , 2015
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have announced that Gerald Henderson (Charlotte Hornets; United States), Damjan Rudez (Indiana Pacers; Croatia), and Cody Zeller (Charlotte Hornets; United States) will join NBA Legends Jorge Garbajosa (Spain), Vladimir Radmanovic (Serbia) and Hanno Mottola (Finland), as well as WNBA Legend Amaya Valdemoro (Spain), to lead the 50 campers from more than 25 European countries who will travel to the first Basketball without Borders (BWB) Europe camp in Gran Canaria, Spain June 2-5.

The 15th year of BWB, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, also includes a return to Johannesburg, South Africa for the 12th time and a first-time camp in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

BWB Africa will be held in Johannesburg July 29-Aug. 1, and the best players from Latin America and the Caribbean will congregate in Santo Domingo Aug. 13-16 for BWB Americas.

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(February 22 , 2015)
February 22 , 2015
Thirty-nine of the top 16-18 year olds from 23 countries around the world converged on New York City during All-Star 2015, led by BWB alum Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets, and NBA coaches Kaleb Canales of the Dallas Mavericks, Jama Mahlalela of the Toronto Raptors, and James Moran and David Vanterpool of the Portland Trail Blazers.

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(February 5 , 2015)
February 5 , 2015
The NBA and FIBA have announced the 39 campers from 23 countries who will travel to New York City for the first-ever Basketball without Borders (BWB) Global Camp. The camp will be held February 13-15 at Baruch College in Manhattan as part of NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City, and Nike will be the official partner.

This marks the first time that BWB, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development program, is being held in the U.S. The BWB Global Camp will become an annual All-Star tradition.

The campers, ages 16-18 and coming from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe, will train with select NBA and FIBA players and coaches including Danilo Gallinari (Denver Nuggets; Italy; BWB Europe 2003), Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves; Senegal; BWB Africa 2009) and Tiago Splitter (San Antonio Spurs; Brazil).

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Basketball Without Borders To Have N.Y. Camp During All-Star (November 21 , 2014)
November 21 , 2014
The camp will be held Feb. 13-15 at Baruch College and feature the top 40 players born in 1997 from Africa, the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Europe. They will work with NBA, WNBA, and international players and coaches.

Basketball without Borders camps, run by the NBA and basketball governing body FIBA, began in 2001 and have been held in 19 countries on five continents. There have been 33 campers who went on to be drafted by NBA teams.

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(August 10 , 2014)
August 10 , 2014


Basketball without Borders Africa 2014 came to a conclusion on day four when the campers and players headed to the Wembley Stadium in downtown Johannesburg. Prior to this, the last round of games took place at the American International School to determine who would play in the Championship game later hat afternoon. For Toronto Raptors’ Dwane Casey the camp was a great personal and professional journey.

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(August 8 , 2014)
August 8 , 2014

The third day of the Basketball without Borders Africa camp started off with a life skills seminar on the courts of the American International School. NBA players Bismack Biyombo and Roger Mason Jr. along with the Hoops 4 Hope facilitators spent an hour participating in various team building exercises and spoke about the values of team work and leadership.

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(August 6 , 2014)
Photos: BWB Africa Day 2
August 6 , 2014
Tatum Announces Johannesburg Game at BWB Day 1 (August 6 , 2014)
August 6 , 2014
The 12th edition of Basketball without Borders Africa, the NBA and FIBA's global basketball development and social responsibility program, officially tipped off Tuesday with a huge announcement.
(August 5 , 2014)
Video: BWB Africa Memories
August 5 , 2014
Participants Announced For BWB Africa 2014 (July 29 , 2014)
July 29 , 2014
The top young basketball talent from 20 African countries have been named ahead of the 12th edition of Basketball without Borders (BWB) Africa, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have announced.

BWB is the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development program that uses the sport to create positive social change in the areas of education, health and wellness, and will once again be held in Johannesburg from Aug. 5 – 8, 2014.

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Look Back On BWB Asia 2014! (June 24 , 2014)
June 24 , 2014
After a surfeit of pull-ups and post moves, blocks and breakaway layups, the Red team was crowned the champion of the BWB Asia 2014 All-Star Game, after four days in Taipeie. China’s Bai Haotian, who carried the Red squad throughout the contest, was named All-Star MVP, while Iran’s Mohammad Yousof Vand and Japan’s Ryogo Sumino were selected as Co-Camp MVPs.

Look back on the whole event right here!
(June 13 , 2014)
BWB Asia Opens In Taipei
June 13 , 2014


The first day of Basketball Without Borders Asia is in the books!

Held for the first time ever in Taiwan, the camp brought together the top 50 players born in 1996 or 1997 from more than 20 Asian and Oceanic countries.

John Salmons (Toronto Raptors), Ronny Turiaf (Minnesota Timberwolves) and Cody Zeller (Charlotte Bobcats) will participate. Eight-time NBA All-Star Yao Ming will make a one-day appearance.
BWB Asia Participants Unite 48 Players From 17 Countries (June 18 , 2014)
June 18 , 2014
Click here for the full list of campers at the 2014 Basketball Without Borders event in Taipei, Taiwan!
(June 13 , 2014)
BWB Asia: Re-Live The Ronny Turiaf Dance-Off
June 13 , 2014


BWB Europe Wraps Up In Rome (June 13 , 2014)
June 13 , 2014
BWB Europe 2014 wrapped up Saturday at the Stella Azzurra Basketball Academy in Rome. The 50 best young basketball players from across Europe had been put through their paces over the last four days learning from some of the best the game has to offer. From meeting and interacting with players from other countries to visiting the sites of Rome, it was a truly unforgettable experience.

The day was highlighted by the All-Star game that featured the top 20 campers, as selected by the NBA coaches. The White Team was coached by Ron Adams, Brian Hill, Patrick Hunt, Gigi Datome, Brandon Knight, and Vladimir Radmanovic. The Blue Team was coached by Darvin Ham, Andrea Bargnani, Al Horford, Danilo Gallinari, Melvin Hunt, and Hanno Mottola.

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Recap: BWB Europe, Day 3 (June 5 , 2014)
June 5 , 2014
The morning session of skills and positional stations tipped off Day 3 of BWB Europe.

The afternoon was spent playing games between the four teams; Hawks (coached by Darvin Ham, Al Horford and Hanno Mottola); Celtics (coached by Ron Adams, Brandon Knight and Vladimir Radmanovic); Nuggets (coached by Melvin Hunt, Danilo Gallinari and Andrea Bargnani) andPistons (coached by Brian Hill, Patrick Hunt and Gigi Datome).

Tomorrow, the players and coaches will visit the Vatican City ahead of the All-Star Game to round of BWB Europe 2014.

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Day 2 At BWB Europe (June 4 , 2014)
June 4 , 2014
Another packed day of Life Skills, basketball instruction, and games at Day 2 of BWB Europe here in Rome.

The Bucks’ Brandon Knight lead the morning Life Skills seminar focusing on Leadership and Communication skills. The campers took part in a series of activities where they had to rely on each and work as a team to achieve certain tasks. One such task involved being blindfolded and having to navigate around a series of cones, based on the instructions from their teammates. Learning to give clear instruction, communicating and trusting their teammates was crucial.

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Ciao, Roma! BWB Europe Tips Off (June 2 , 2014)
June 2 , 2014
The top 50 young players from 25 countries across Europe converged on the Stella Azzurra Basketball Academy in Rome on Monday as the 13th edition of Basketball without Borders Europe 2014 tipped off.

The day began with a welcome press conference which included speeches from Antonio Capelli, President, Stella Azzurra Basketball Academy; Luca Pancalli, the Sports Assessor from Comune di Roma; Gaetano LaGuardia, Vice President Italian Basketball Federation; Simone Pianigiani, Italian National Team Head Coach and Brooks Meek, NBA Vice President, International Basketball Operations.

Italy has played an important part in the history of BWB; the very first BWB Europe camp took place in Italy in Treviso back in 2001, with the city hosting further camps in 2003, 2004 and 2005. What makes this year’s event even more significant is that Andrea Bargnani (New York Knicks), Gigi Datome (Detoit Pistons) and Danilo Gallinari (Denver Nuggets) were all participants themselves in 2003

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45 Players From 27 Countries Meet At BWB Europe (June 18 , 2014)
June 18 , 2014
Click here for the full list of participants at the 2014 Basketball Without Borders camp in Rome, Italy!
(June 2 , 2014)
June 2 , 2014
  • Basketball without Borders Europe
    Rome, Italy: June 2-5
  • Basketball without Borders Africa
    Johannesburg, South Africa: Aug 5-8
  • Basketball Without Borders Asia
    Taipei, Taiwan: June 13-16