CLEVELAND (CBSMiami/AP) — The NBA’s global expansion is reaching new heights.READ MORE: Monkeypox Case In Broward County Under Investigation
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal and forward Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets will play in the NBA’s exhibition game in South Africa this summer.
Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves also will take part in the Aug. 1 game in Johannesburg, the league says Tuesday.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Boy Airlifted After Being Bitten By Family Dog
Beal and Faried will play for captain Chris Paul’s Team World in the game, the NBA’s first in Africa. Luol Deng of the Miami Heat, who was born in South Sudan, will lead Team Africa, with Ibaka and Dieng joining him.
More players will be announced at a later date.MORE NEWS: Trainer's Room Busy As Heat, Celtics Prepare For Game 4
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