The Gathering

  1. Date: 3 August 08:00 AM — 10 August 2017 11:00 PM
  • Your favourite NBA Stars are coming back to SA to battle it out in the second NBA basketball game to be played in Africa.
  • The NBA superstars will face-off as Team Africa vs Team World on the 5th of August at the Ticketpro Dome.
  • Team Africa will be co-captained by 2-time NBA All-Star Luol Deng of the LA Lakers who was born in South Sudan and 11-year veteran Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks, whose father was born in South Africa.
  • Team World will be co-captained by 13-time NBA All-Star, 2011 NBA Champion, German national Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks and 2017 NBA All-Star Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets.
  • The game will also feature Bismack Biyombo of Orlando Magic and Emmanuel Mudiay of the Denver Nuggets for Team Africa, both from the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • CJ McCollum of the Portland Trailblazers will feature for Team World.
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  • Saturday, 5 August
  • Ticketpro Dome
  • Tickets from R150 at ticketpro.co.za
  • Tickets available from Monday 22 June at 10am
  • Limited seats
  • Team Africa:
  • Captains:
    Luol Deng (LA Lakers) - 2-time NBA All-Star. Born in South Sudan.
    Thabo Sefolosha (Atlanta Hawks) 11-year veteran. Father born in South Africa.
  • Team:
    Clint Capela (Houston Rockets; Parents from Angola and Congo)
    Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves: Senegal)
    Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers: Cameroon)
    Serge Ibaka (Toronto Raptors: Congo)
    Luc Mbah a Moute (most recently with the LA Clippers: Cameroon)
    Salah Mejri (Dallas Mavericks: Tunisia)
    Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets: Democratic Republic of the Congo)
    Victor Oladipo (Indiana Pacers: Parent from Nigeria)
    Dennis Schroder (Atlanta Hawks: Parent from The Gambia)
  • Team World:
  • Captains:
    Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks: Germany)
    Kemba Walker Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets: U.S.A.)
  • Team:
    Leandro Barbosa (most recently with the Phoenix Suns; Brazil
    Jaylen Brown(Boston Celtics; U.S.)
    Wilson Chandler(Nuggets; U.S.)
    DeMarcus Cousins(New Orleans Pelicans; U.S.)
    Andre Drummond(Detroit Pistons; U.S.)
    Courtney Lee(New York Knicks; U.S.)
    Kyle LowryRaptors; U.S.)
    CJ McCollum(Portland Trail Blazers; U.S.)
    Kristaps Porzingis (Knicks; Latvia)
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