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Jr. NBA Programs in Morocco, Rwanda Launch Today

OCP

The transformative power of basketball and the NBA’s mission to internationalize the sport and use it as a tool to boost third-world communities is on full display in the league’s new multi-year partnership.  

The OCP Group (OCP)  a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the NBA have joined together on a mission to expand Jr. NBA programs, teach life skills and build new basketball courts in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco and in the Rwandan capital of Kigali while using the healing of hoops to empower Moroccan and Rwandan youth and their communities.

Ever since Obama teamed up with the NBA to launch the 12-team Pan-African Pro Basketball League, and African players like Joel Embiid and 2019 NBA World Champion Pascal Siakam rose to immortality, the continent of Africa has become committed to developing more stars.  Continue reading…

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