Uganda female basketball coach Mavita Ali is one of the 28 basketball coaches from 17 African countries that are participating in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from July 7-17. She is working with the San Antonio Spurs.
Mavita Ali joins the Africa Coaches Program as part of NBA Africa’s and the BAL’s efforts to create more opportunities for women in basketball. She is the assistant coach of the Uganda Women’s National Team and founder of an organization that empowers young girls through basketball in Uganda.
The selected coaches form part of the Africa Coaches Program, which builds on NBA Africa’s and Basketball Africa League’s (BAL) commitment to building the capacity and expertise of coaches from across the continent, improving the quality of the on-court product, and contributing to the continued growth of basketball in Africa. Several of the coaches represent teams that have participated in the BAL.
Below is the complete list of African coaches participating in NBA 2K24 Summer League and the NBA teams coaching staffs they have joined.
Mavita Ali (Uganda, San Antonio Spurs)
Driss Akil (Morocco, Charlotte Hornets)
Jacque Bahige (Rwanda, Indiana Pacers)
Sergio Cristovao (Angola, Milwaukee Bucks)
Wal Deng (South Sudan, Portland Trail Blazers)
Carlos Dezanove (Mozambique, LA Clippers)
Ibrahim El Gammal (Egypt, Denver Nuggets)
Ahmed Elgarhi (Egypt, Miami Heat)
Zakaria Elliasmine (Morocco, Atlanta Hawks)
Francois Enyegue (Cameroon, Orlando Magic)
Samba Fall (Senegal, Atlanta Hawks)
Zied Kachaou (Tunisia, Oklahoma City Thunder)
William Kosangue (Central African Republic, Memphis Grizzlies)
Mohamed Lamine Krideche (Algeria, Chicago Bulls)
Bley Leandre (Côte d’Ivoire, Dallas Mavericks)
Emmanuel Mavomo (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Utah Jazz)
Matar Mbodji (Senegal, Boston Celtics)
Moratiemang Junior Mmoloke (South Africa, Cleveland Cavaliers)
Abdulrahman Mohammed (Nigeria, Sacramento Kings)
Maxime Marius Mwiseneza (Rwanda, Philadelphia 76ers)
Karim Nesba (Morocco, Toronto Raptors)
Vincent Ntunja (South Africa, Minnesota Timberwolves)
Zedekia Otieno (Kenya, Washington Wizards)
Victor Samnick (Cameroon, New Orleans Pelicans)
Edison Saranga (Mozambique, Los Angeles Lakers)
Andrew Senyondwa (Uganda, New York Knicks)
Radhouane Slimane (Tunisia, Brooklyn Nets)
Luis Romero (Angola, Houston Rockets)