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VIDEO: T.J. Warren bringing the NBA to Africa will brighten your day

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If you’re finding good news harder to come by these days, the work Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren is doing in Africa should be just what the doctor ordered.

Warren is in Ghana as part of the Africa All Access Basketball Clinic. The event is led by David West of the Golden State Warriors, and includes Rasual Butler of the San Antonio Spurs and some of the top basketball minds in Ghana.

Tuesday’s camp was held at the University of Ghana - Legon. Youth between the ages of 10 and 18 participated in the clinic. West talked about what the project means to him.

“This is a very personal project for me. I am committed to doing what I can to activate and support the young people in Africa.” “Athletics is the conduit, but it goes much deeper than that. I want to work with the communities, with leaders to bring broader solutions addressing healthcare, education, entrepreneurship and technology innovation.”

I think we can all agree that’s a good message. West shared more positive words.

“If you have a dream go for it. If you want to play basketball, you have to work hard and learn lessons and seek to apply lessons each and every single day."

Excellent work by West and company and a fantastic start to a Most Improved Player award season for T.J. Warren.

More information about the event can be found at

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