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NBA stars, legends shine in Africa exhibition

The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday -- starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.

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Highlights galore in NBA Africa game

An actual play from the exhibition that saw Team World beat Team Africa: Trey Burke was blocked by Hakeem Olajuwon.

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Surprise in Africa: Mutombo checks in

Dikembe Mutombo took the floor for Team Africa, where he joined Hakeem Olajuwon, and the crowd went wild.

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Kenneth Faried throws down huge jam

Shh -- no one tell the Nuggets star that today's game in Africa doesn't count toward the standings.

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Sweet pass, sweeter dunk

Jeff Green finished off Chris Paul's no-look pass with a monster slam during the NBA's exhibition game in Africa.

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The Dream's dream sequence in Africa

Hakeem Olajuwon's time on the floor for Team Africa included a blocked shot -- and a finger wag on his behalf, courtesy of Dikembe Mutombo -- and 2 points from the paint.

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History of the NBA in Africa

This morning's Basketball Without Borders game in Johannesburg is the result of a growing interest in the game on the continent: From Hakeem Olajuwon to Dikembe Mutombo to today's players.

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Dikembe Mutombo's return to the NBA

Sure, it was only a few minutes of action, but the 49-year-old played in the NBA exhibition in Johannesburg today. He even got in a finger wag, after Hakeem Olajuwon -- yes, he played too -- blocked a shot.

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Team World defeats Team Africa, 101-97

The NBA's first-ever game in Africa had it all: Monster dunks, no-look passes, a 26-1 run to open the fourth -- and NBA legends Dikembe Mutombo and Hakeem Olajuwon. Coverage on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Watch: NBA in Africa on ESPN

Team World used a 26-1 run to take the lead over Team Africa in the fourth quarter. Who will claim the win? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Watch: NBA in Africa on ESPN

Team Africa has a 15-point lead over Team World as they head to the fourth quarter in the exhibition game, the NBA's first in Africa. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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3 African NBA pioneers

The jerseys of 3 of the most influential NBA players in Africa -- Manute Bol, Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo -- hang in the rafters in Johannesburg, above this morning's Basketball Without Borders game.

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Watch: Team Africa leads at half

Festus Ezeli's squad is ahead 56-38 over Team World in the NBA's first-ever game in Africa. Maybe Team Africa was buoyed by Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo, who both got some 2nd quarter minutes. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Watch: NBA in Africa

NBA stars including Luol Deng and Chris Paul are part of the league's first game in Africa. Team Africa is up on Team World late in the first quarter. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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