Global Game

Written by: Parker Lovett
172 Words

The NBA recently held its second NBA Africa Game, played in Johannesburg, South Africa. Commissioner Adam Silver has made global engagement a priority with sponsored events all around the globe.

Players are attempting to build their brands abroad, with Kevin Durant doing a tour in India and Stephen Curry in China. One of the NBA Africa game players, Charlotte’s Nicolas Batum (France) posted a test for his Twitter followers and NBA fans world wide :

“I’m testing your NBA knowledge: Try to build an NBA line up and a 2nd unit with 10 NBA Players but from 10 différents nationalities! 🏀🌍

Very interesting topic, and real commentary on how international basketball is growing. Here were our quick thoughts (without using any search engine) that we posted on 2for1 Twitter, let us know yours!

PG – Stephen Curry (USA), Patrick Mills (Australia)

SG – Andrew Wiggins(Canada), Marco Bellinelli (Italy)

SF- Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), Nicolas Batum (France)

PF – Dirk Nowitzki (Germany), Kristaps Porzingis (Latvia)

C – Nikola Jokic (Serbia), Jusuf Nurkic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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