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NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 - NBA Legend Dominique Wilkins will lead Basketball without Borders Americas taking place in Rio de Janeiro, where the first Americas camp was staged in 2004, from July 29 to August 1, the National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), and the Brazilian Basketball Confederation (CBB) announced today. Basketball without Borders (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 and health and wellness.
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"Basketball without Borders has seen amazing success over the last decade thanks to the tremendous efforts of FIBA, our marketing and community partners, and the many members of the NBA Family who have joined us along the way," said Kathleen Behrens, NBA Executive Vice President, Social Responsibility and Player Programs. "This program embodies the NBA's commitment to growing the game of basketball globally while also using our sport to address critical social issues in communities around the world."

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