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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 tipoff by Luc Mbah a Moute.

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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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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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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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Okosun gets reverse layup to go

Team 23 center Augustine Okosun drove down the baseline for two hard-earned points against Ants Alumni during the semifinals of The Basketball Tournament.

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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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AAU baller channels Vince Carter

LaDarius Marshall rocks the signature slam at the "First To Fly" dunk contest.

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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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Zach Andrews wasted no time getting things going in The Tournament semifinals with this monster slam against Ants Alumni.

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ESPN On Snapchat Discover live

AAU standout LaDarius Marshall took home the "First to Fly" dunk contest title with a nod to an NBA great. Check out his Vince Carter-inspired slam in Saturday's edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

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NBA makes presence felt in Africa

Doris Burke tells SportsCenter that today's game was secondary to the other efforts this week by Basketball Without Borders.

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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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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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