The NBA’s Basketball Without Borders game in Africa is not actually about the game or the score, it’s about spreading the gospel of basketball to a new continent. It’s about NBA players reaching out to the youth in cities throughout the continent to try to inspire them beyond just playing a game.
But the game is a lot of fun.
Above you can check out Joel Embiid‘s highlights from the game, which for the record Team World won, beating Team Africa 96-92. Below are the highlights of game MVP Danilo Gallinari (23 points on 10 shots), and the highlights of Team Africa and Team World.
And it wasn’t just the men representing.