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Chris Paul to play in first-ever NBA game in Africa

Chris Paul to play in first-ever NBA game in Africa

Clippers superstar point guard Chris Paul will play in what is being called the first-ever NBA game in Africa, which is set to take place Aug. 1 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa. The game will have two teams of NBA players -- one made up of players born in Africa and second-generation African players, and the other with NBA players from the rest of the world. The game is in support of the Boys and Girls Clubs of South Africa, SOS Children's Villages Assn. of South Africa and the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The game is to air live in the U.S. on ESPN at 6 a.m. PDT. Team Africa features two-time all-star Luol Deng (Miami Heat; born in South Sudan), Al-Farouq Aminu...

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