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Good work: Hoops triumphs in Senegal

Basketball Without Borders and the NBA bring their leadership clinics to Dakar

Originally Published: August 19, 2010
By Richard Lapchick | Special to ESPN.com

I fell in love with Africa when I made the first of my 35 trips to the continent  to Uganda in 1967. Each time I go, I am amazed by the people and what they are doing.

I have just returned from my latest journey to Africa, this time to Dakar, Senegal, in West Africa with the NBA's Basketball Without Borders program. I was a guest of the program on this trip, as I was last year when Basketball Without Borders visited South Africa. I wrote about that trip, too. And I accompanied the ...

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