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Video: NBA stars head to Africa for Basketball without Borders

Sep 19, 2011, 9:06 AM EDT

Dikembe Mutombo Africa AP

Growing basketball — and in the NBA’s eyes it’s brand of basketball — in Africa is rife with challenges.

But for a decade now the NBA has been trying through its Basketball Without Borders program. Trying to find something through sport that can help unite people all over the continent that has been ravaged by draught and war. Trying to spread a love of the game.

Recently a trio of former Georgetown stars — Dikembe Mutombo, Patrick Ewing, and Alonzo Morning — went to Africa to promote the game. Below is some video of their trip. Enjoy.

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