Lakers’ Frank Vogel speaks on Basketball Africa League

LA Lakers Frank Vogel
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Recently, Basketball Africa League (BAL) Announced the twelve teams that will compete in the league’s inaugural season which starts in March. Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel was asked what he thought about the launch of BAL.

Q. With all the global success of the NBA, I mean, this year we’ve been 400 or more foreign journalists, do you think with the launching of the African league, the NBA African league, don’t you think NBA should also organize an NBA All-Star in Africa? And would you be interested in taking part in such an event?

FRANK VOGEL: Well, it’s a great idea. I don’t know if it’s been discussed or not with our League Office. I’m sure it has. They think of everything. If that were to take place, it would be great for the global nature of our game, and I would be first in line to sign up for something like that. That would be pretty awesome.

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