Adam Silver considering a Pan-African basketball league


The NBA’s effort to promote the sport of basketball in Africa is not going to end with this year’s edition of the NBA Africa Game. Commissioner Adam Silver announced that the association intend to take it a step further by establishing a Pan-African basketball league in the continent.

This is definitely exciting news, but even Silver himself has admitted that Africa is not ready for such a monumental step just yet.

“One of the opportunities we’re exploring is the development of a Pan-African basketball league. It’s still in its very early stages; the arena infrastructure is not yet in place to support a full-fledged league,” stated Silver, per Lindsay du Plessis of ESPN.

Nonetheless, the NBA are very serious about this prospect, and are looking to deliver on their commitment in the…

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