ESPN2 to Televise NBA Africa Game 2017

ESPN2 will televise NBA AFRICA Game 2017 live on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. ET. The game will emanate from the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will air exclusively on ESPN2 in the U.S. (and will stream live on the ESPN App). The game will also be available on ESPN DEPORTES in the U.S., as well as on ESPN in Latin America, Brazil, Caribbean and the Pac Rim.

Kevin Connors will provide commentary on ESPN2, alongside analyst Doris Burke. For ESPN Deportes, Robert Abramowitz and Roger Valdivieso will provide commentary.

NBA AFRICA Game 2017 will feature a Team AFRICA versus Team World format. Current NBA players from Africa, or second-generation African players, will square off against current NBA players from the rest of the world, including the U.S. Rosters are below.

Team Africa Team World
Luol Deng (captain) Dirk Nowitzki (captain)
Thabo Sefolosha (captain) Kemba Walker (captain)
Bismack Biyombo Leandro Barbosa
Clint Capela Jaylen Brown
Gorgui Dieng DeMarcus Cousins
Joel Embiid Andre Drummond
Serge Ibaka Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
Luc Mbah a Moute Courtney Lee
Salah Mejri Kyle Lowry
Emmanuel Mudiay CJ McCollum
Victor Oladipo Kristaps Porzingis
Dennis Schroder

For more information on NBA AFRICA Game 2017, visit; Twitter @NBA_Africa and use the hashtag #NBAAfricaGame.

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