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NBA stars including Luol Deng and Chris Paul are part of the league's first game in Africa. Team Africa is up on Team World late in the first quarter. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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History of the NBA in Africa

This morning's Basketball Without Borders game in Johannesburg is the result of a growing interest in the game on the continent: From Hakeem Olajuwon to Dikembe Mutombo to today's players.

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Another marquee name expected at Team USA mini-camp in 10 days' time: Clippers point guard Chris Paul

NBA tips in Africa: 9 a.m. ET on ESPN

Johannesburg hosts the first NBA game held in Africa, featuring Team Africa (which includes Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luol Deng and Serge Ibaka) against Team World (which includes Chris Paul and the Gasol brothers). Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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NBA Africa game means hope

For the first time, an official NBA exhibition game is being played on African soil. But the impact of one game has a reach far beyond what transpires on the court, Scoop Jackson writes. 'So much to be gained'

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ESPN sources say Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is planning to attend the upcoming Team USA minicamp in Las Vegas

Pacers announce Jordan Hill arrest

Larry Bird released this statement on offseason acquisition Hill: "We have been informed Jordan was arrested for allegedly reckless driving in Atlanta, Georgia. It is obvious we don't condone this. We will address this with Jordan. This is a major concern of safety, not just for Jordan, but for others." Alleged triple-digit speed

Nuggets make Mudiay deal official

Denver signed top pick Emmanuel Mudiay, whom the team drafted with the No. 7 pick in June's draft, to a multiyear deal. Mudiay had a solid summer league performance for Denver as he averaged 12 points and 5.8 assists. Story