LONDON AND JOHANNESBURG, May 7, 2008 – Basketball without Borders returns to Johannesburg for the sixth consecutive year since 2003 when it hosts the basketball camp Sep. 3-7 at the American International School of Johannesburg , the National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Basketball South Africa (BSA) announced. The African edition of the league’s global basketball development and community outreach program, unites top young basketball players to promote the sport and encourages positive social change in the areas of education, health and wellness.

“The NBA and its players are afforded a unique opportunity to use basketball as a forum and stress the values of our game to influence social change,” said NBA Commissioner David Stern. “Each Basketball without Borders camp unites a diverse group of people to initiate a global dialogue on important issues such as healthy living, education and HIV/AIDS awareness.”


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OTHER COVERAGES


American International School of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa
September 3-7


CAMP COACHES


Shareef Abdur-Rahim
USA Scramento Kings


Nick Collison
USA Seattle Supersonics


Juwan Howard
USA Dallas Mavericks


Dikembe Mutombo
CONGO Houston Rockets


Thabo Sefolosha
USA Chicago Bulls


Jennifer Azzi
USA WNBA Ambassador