Victor Oladipo named MVP of 2017 Africa game; Full highlights
Victor Oladipo showed out at the 2017 NBA Africa Game today in Johannesburg, South Africa with 28 points, nine rebounds and five assists to earn MVP honors as Team World beat Team Africa, 108-97.
Oladipo got the MVP despite the losing effort. Joining his cause for Team Africa, Emmanuel Mudiay scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 13 and Clint Capela had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
For Team World, Kyle Lowry led the way with 18 points, Courtney Lee had 13, Kristaps Porzingis 12 and DeMarcus Cousins nearly missed a double-double with nine points and 10 boards.
There were a ton of highlights in the contest. Here are a few of the best:
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Lowry with the clutch And-1 late:
C.J. McCollum with the nasty bounce-pass to find Porzingis:
Lee finds Rondae Hollis-Jefferson for the lob:
Lowry lob to Porzingis for the nice finish:
Brown alley-oop off the glass to Drummond:
The annual game remains a success for the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders initiative and it’s always good to see the stars coming out to help spread the brand of the league.