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Watch CJ McCollum Play For Team World in 2017 NBA Africa Game

McCollum will play for Team World in the upcoming 2017 NBA Africa Game.

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Just four days remain until the 2017 NBA Africa Game. The contest, like the first NBA Africa Game that took place in 2015, will be held in Johannesburg. The exhibition will feature a variety of NBA stars, including players who were either born in Africa or whose parents were born in Africa, playing for Team Africa. This year, Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum will take the stage for Team World. Teammates Al-Farouq Aminu (Team Africa) and Evan Turner (Team World) participated in the 2015 event.

Team World Roster

  • Dirk Nowitzki (Captain) – Dallas Mavericks
  • Kemba Walker (Captain) – Charlotte Hornets
  • CJ McCollum – Portland Trail Blazers
  • Leandro Barbosa – Free agent
  • Jaylen Brown – Boston Celtics
  • Wilson Chandler – Denver Nuggets
  • DeMarcus Cousins – New Orleans Pelicans
  • Andre Drummond – Detroit Pistons
  • Courtney Lee – New York Knicks
  • Kyle Lowry – Toronto Raptors
  • Kristaps Porzingis – New York Knicks

Team Africa Roster

  • Luol Deng (Captain) – Los Angeles Lakers (South Sudan)
  • Thabo Sefolosha (Captain) – Utah Jazz (Parent from South Africa)
  • Bismack Biyombo – Orlando Magic (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Clint Capela – Houston Rockets (Parents from Angola and DR Congo)
  • Gorgui Dieng – Minnesota Timberwolves (Senegal)
  • Joel Embiid – Philadelphia 76ers (Cameroon)
  • Serge Ibaka – Toronto Raptors (DR Congo)
  • Luc Mbah a Moute – Houston Rockets (Cameroon)
  • Salah Mejri – Dallas Mavericks (Tunisia)
  • Emmanuel Mudiay – Denver Nuggets (DR Congo)
  • Victor Oladipo – Indiana Pacers (Parent from Nigeria)
  • Dennis Schroder – Atlanta Hawks (Parent from The Gambia)

You can catch McCollum and the rest play in front of what is likely to be another sold-out crowd on ESPN2 or ESPN Deportes at 8:00 a.m. on August 5. Team World won the 2015 Game 101-97. Check out full highlights from that game, published on YouTube by RealXimo Pierto yesterday, below.