Former President Obama will be involved in the development of the NBA’s first professional league outside of North America.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Saturday that Obama would be a part of Basketball Africa League, a 12-team competition consisting of countries from the continent. The Associated Press noted that it is unclear what role Obama will fill.
The news outlet noted that Basketball Africa League will begin in 2020 and feature Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia.
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