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  • 2023 BAL Combine To Be Held Jan.15-16 in Paris, France

    The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced that the league will host a Combine in Paris, France for aspiring BAL players ahead of the 2023 BAL season, which will tip off Saturday, March 11 in Dakar, Senegal.

    January 10, 2023

  • How Obekpa became the most intimidating defender in the Road to BAL Elite 16

    Whether or not Seydou Legacy Athelique Club (SLAC) can qualify for the Basketball Africa League (BAL) Season 3 , the future will tell, but one thing is for certain, Chris Obekpa has been phenomenal.

    November 24, 2022

  • Can FAP qualify for a record 3rd BAL season?

    From not playing a single minute in the inaugural season of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) to becoming one the league’s breakthrough players the following season, that’s how Brice Bidias seized his opportunities to reinvent his game.

    November 14, 2022

  • How Kiir became the first BAL player drafted to the G League

    When the Westchester Knicks selected Kiir with the 15th overall pick in last week’s draft, he became the first Basketball Africa League (BAL) player to be selected in an NBA G League Draft.

    November 3, 2022

  • Where do the 2022 BAL playoff teams stand in the new season?

    With the FIBA-run Road to the BAL in full gear across the continent since early October, theBal.com brings you a snapshot of how the 2022 BAL playoffs teams performed in their domestic leagues

    October 25, 2022

  • BAL stars lift up national teams in Window 4 of the World Cup Qualifiers

    Window 4 of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers (WCQ) came to a close on Tuesday, August 30, and a number of Basketball Africa League (BAL) - current and former players - left their mark in the African and Asian tournaments.

    September 1, 2022

  • Gakou adamant that Petro's BAL time is coming

    Petro de Luanda missed out on the Basketball African League (BAL) title for the second straight time, but forward Aboubakar Gakou remains upbeat about their future in the league.

    August 2, 2022

  • BAL Season 2: A Moment to remember from Sosa

    In his first basketball experience in Africa, the Dominican American shooting guard didn’t take long to win the hearts of Zamalek fans, although he finished the season with a bittersweet taste. Playing as hosts of the Nile Conference in Cairo, Zamalek finished 5-0 and advanced to the 2022 BAL playoffs as the only team that had never tasted defeat in the history of the league.

    July 26, 2022

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