US Brings NBA to Cantagalo Favela

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Former NBA stars Bruce Bowen and Ron Harper were in Rio de Janeiro’s once-notorious Cantagalo favela on Friday, September 24th to mark the opening of a new basketball court as part of the NBA Cares initiative in the recently pacified hillside community.

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