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Basketball: Bruno Fernandes about to join NBA

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:44 - Sports

Luanda - Angolan basketball player Bruno Fernandes has been selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers, where the star Lebron James plays for the 2018-2019 season, an annual event to recruit new players for the National Basktball Association (NBA), Angop learnt today from 1º de Agosto Team website.

  • Bruno Fernandes - Angolan basketball player

The 19-year-old athlete, trained in the military club where he left for the USA, is the 26th choice among the 60 chosen for this competition that usually takes place in June during the NBA's closing.

The 2.08m extreme player of the United States-based Mont Verde began to catch the attention of basketball scouts at Afrobasket U16 in Antananarivo, Madagascar in 2013, and a year later in the U-17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where he was listed among the MVP-rated athletes.

The Draft is the annual event of recruiting new players for the NBA.
 All 30 regular season contenders are entitled to two choices.