• The National Basketball Association is a professional basketball league in North America composed of 30 teams.
• The signing was done on Thursday by CS for Youth Affairs and Sports Ababu Namwamba and NBA Africa CEO Victor William.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is set to open an office in Nairobi in November following an agreement between Kenya and the association.
This is part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Kenya and the NBA that will see phenomenal development of Basketball in Kenya.
The signing was done on Thursday by Youth Affairs and Sports CS Ababu Namwamba and NBA Africa CEO Victor William and was witnessed by President William Ruto.
The deal will see school and community-based grassroots talent development under the Talanta Hela Initiative, including the training of teachers as certified basketball coaches and scouts.
Also, there will be the development of Basketball infrastructure, including Basketball courts in schools, communities, and neighbourhoods, and an elite arena for hosting top-level competitions.
The National Basketball Association is a professional basketball league in North America composed of 30 teams.
It is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada and is considered the premier professional basketball league in the world.