The Detroit Pistons will be represented in the 2017 NBA Africa Game on August 5th. Andre Drummond will be participating in the game, the NBA announced today. The contest will be between Team Africa and Team World. Drummond, born in New York, will play for Team World. Other headliners for Team World include Kristaps Porzingis and Kemba Walker. Team Africa will be led by Victor Oladipo, Serge Ibaka, and Joel Embiid.
From NBA Commissioner Adam Silver:
“Basketball is witnessing explosive growth in Africa. Our return to Johannesburg this summer is part of the league’s continued commitment to bring the authentic NBA experience to fans around the world. I would like to thank the NBPA for their participation and for being terrific partners on this game and surrounding events.”
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