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It's going to take time for basketball to really take off in Africa. But the NBA, knowing interest is growing and the potential payoff is huge, is working hard to make it happen.
Olajuwon an African Pioneer | Hakeem's pathway to a 'dream' | More NBA games in Africa

Rising to the challenge

Patrick Ewing says undrafted rookie Aaron Harrison is doing 'a fantastic job.'

Setting record straight

Josh Smith addresses the recent comments he made regarding his new contract.

Bigger goals

Hawks' Kent Bazemore is working to be one of the 'best defenders in the NBA.'

NBA Africa

Members of Team Africa and Team World arrive ahead of the first game in Africa.

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Kings hire Nancy Lieberman as assistant coach

Jul 31, 2015 2:57 PM ET

Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman was hired as an assistant coach of the Sacramento Kings on Friday, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach. Read Full Article

NBA in Africa: Mandela's house, safaris and a game

Jul 31, 2015 11:27 AM ET

Chris Paul keeps waking up in his hotel at 3 a.m. because of jet-lag and is wiped, though it hasn't stopped him getting out and visiting the house where Nelson Mandela lived. Read Full Article

Suns make series of coaching, front-office moves

Jul 30, 2015 10:01 PM ET

The Phoenix Suns have added Nate Bjorkgren and former NBA players Earl Watson and Corey Gaines to Jeff Hornacek's coaching staff and shifted Mark West from the bench back to the front office as vice president of player relations. Read Full Article

Mavericks sign free agent Jeremy Evans

Jul 31, 2015 3:27 PM ET

The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent forward Jeremy Evans. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read Full Article

Trail Blazers waive center Brendan Haywood

Jul 30, 2015 6:25 PM ET

(July 30, 2015) --The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Brendan Haywood, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey. Read Full Article

Hawks' Mike Scott arrested on drug charges

Jul 30, 2015 10:41 PM ET

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges. Read Full Article

Burke motivated to overcome 'another stepping stone'

Jul 30, 2015 7:53 PM ET

Trey Burke has enjoyed adding stamps to his passport this summer, but that doesn't mean he's been relaxing. Read Full Article

Budenholzer enjoying time in Africa after hectic summer

Jul 30, 2015 10:39 PM ET

After a hectic start to the summer, Mike Budenholzer is doing important work in Africa while relishing some quality time with his wife and kids. Read Full Article

Silver: NBA working toward more games in Africa

Jul 30, 2015 10:15 AM ET

The NBA is in Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come. Read Full Article

Knicks officially sign Draft picks Porzingis, Grant

Jul 30, 2015 1:49 PM ET

The New York Knicks have signed first-round draft picks Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant. Read Full Article

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