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Gasol to participate in Basketball without Borders Africa

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In the days leading up to the first-ever NBA game in Africa on August 1, Pau Gasol will team up with other NBA and FIBA figures for the 13th edition of Basketball without Borders Africa, the Chicago Bulls announced Thursday.

The basketball development and community outreach program will be hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa, where the NBA Africa Game 2015 will also take place.

Gasol joins his brother Marc Gasol, as well as active NBA stars Chris Paul, Luol Deng, WNBA legend Ebony Hoffman and revered San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, among other participants in the outreach program that will pool Africa's top players to learn from basketball's best from July 29 to August 1.