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#Eastonmsports : the @NBA and @FIBA announces new plans for a basketball pro league in Africa 🏀 former President Barack Obama, Jordan Brand and Pepsi are among those who are expected to have direct involvement with the league’s operations. The initial plan is for the 12-team league to begin play in January and Qualification tournaments will be later this year with teams from Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia. Silver also said that Obama, an enormous basketball fan, has told him he wants to have a direct role in the league, the specifics of which have yet to be determined. Stay tuned for updates.