July 13, 2024

NBA brings basketball closer to the fans

CAPE TOWN – The National Basketball Association (NBA) have continued with its drive to bring basketball closer to the fans across South Africa.

NBA Africa and Shesha, a premium retailer of exclusive and limited-edition footwear, apparel and accessories, celebrated the launch of the new NBA Store at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on Tuesday. spaceman

This initiative saw the 1995 NBA champion and 1992 Olympic gold medalist Clyde “The Glide” Drexler cutting a ribbon to officially launch the league’s second store in South Africa.

Widely regarded as one of the best players in NBA history, Drexler will then take an opportunity to engage with fans on Wednesday in Cape Town, with The Larry O’Brien Trophy on display.

“We are excited to expand our merchandise offerings in Africa as part of our multi year collaboration with Shesha,” said NBA Africa CEO Victor Williams.

“There is tremendous demand for official NBA merchandise from fans in South Africa and across the continent, and these beautiful new stores will allow fans in Cape Town and Durban to more easily represent their favourite teams and players.”

The store, operated by Shesha, opened to the public last  slot deposit qris eek and is one of three NBA Stores in South Africa.

“Following the launch of Africa’s first NBA Store in Johannesburg last year, we are excited to also deliver the NBA Store experience to fans in Durban and Cape Town,” said Shesha CEO Nirmal Devchand.

“The launch of the new NBA Stores will provide sbobet88 more fans in these cities with better access to their favourite teams and players merchandise, and we look forward to welcoming them to these new locations.”

Drexler will travel to Durban to engage with fans at the NBA Store at Gateway Mall on Thursday.

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