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Camaraderie Is Essence Of NBA's Basketball Without Borders In South Africa

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Alonzo Mourning works with the campers at Basketball Without Borders Africa 2011.
Alonzo Mourning works with the campers at Basketball Without Borders Africa 2011.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- The final day of the NBA's four-day Basketball Without Borders Africa camp culminates with an All-Star Game featuring top campers from countries as disparate as Cameroon, Nigeria, Zambia, South Africa, Tunisia, Angola, Egypt, Congo and others. These budding African basketball stars are killing each other on the court at the behest of their NBA-affiliated coaches, the GrizzliesLionel Hollins, the HornetsMonty Williams, and a collection of scouts and former players serving as assistant coaches, such as Dikembe Mutombo, Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning, Dee Brown, Jeff Hornacek, Bo Outlaw, Milt Newton (Wizards), B.J. Johnson (Rockets), Mark Hughes (Knicks), Marc Eversley (Raptors), Noel Gillespie (Suns) and Harold Ellis (Pistons).

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