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These 6 African Players Were Drafted Into the NBA Last Night

Six African basketball players—five from Nigeria and one from Rwanda—were drafted into the NBA last night.

DIASPORA—The 2017 NBA draft took place last night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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12 African NBA Players to Watch

Here are 12 African NBA players to keep an eye out for in the post-season and next year.

The 2017 Playoffs has been action packed and players from the diaspora were well represented across the 16 teams to make it into this year’s NBA post-season.

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Cameroonian NBA Star Joakim Noah Skipped a Team Dinner With West Point Cadets Because He’s Against War

NBA star Joakim Noah cited his anti-war beliefs as the reason he skipped the New York Knicks' annual team dinner with West Point cadets.

On Thursday, NBA star Joakim Noah skipped his team’s annual dinner at the West Point Military Academy and purposefully missed a speech from a retired Army Colonel. Although he assures reporters it wasn’t about taking a stand or launching a protest, he did so because he’s against war.

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