NBA Africa Game 2015: Date, Venue, Rosters and More

NBA Africa Game 2015: Date, Venue, Rosters and More

Miami Heat's Luol Deng (9) drives around Orlando Magic's Andrew Nicholson (44) during the first half of a NBA basketball game in Miami, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miami Heat’s Luol Deng (9) drives around Orlando Magic’s Andrew Nicholson (44) during the first half of a NBA basketball game in Miami, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

(Bleacher Report) – The NBA and its Players Association confirmed the details for the first NBA Africa Game on Thursday. The contest, which will take place from Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Aug. 1, will include several top players and coaches.

SuperSport reports the game features Team Africa, which is going to have players born on the continent as well as those who are second-generation Africans, taking on Team World. The head coaches will be Gregg Popovich (San Antonio Spurs, Team Africa) and Lionel Hollins (Brooklyn Nets, Team World).

Here’s a look at the complete rosters for the showcase event:

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