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Masai Ujiri Talks About His Roots and Basketball Development in Africa

Ujiri sat down with VICE Sports to discuss Giants of Africa, an annual basketball program the Nigerian-born Raptors president runs for underprivileged youth.

Ujiri sat down with VICE Sports to discuss Giants of Africa, an annual basketball program the Nigerian-born Raptors president runs for underprivileged youth.

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VICE Sports sat down with Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri to talk about his youth basketball program, his motivation to find the next superstar player in Africa, and what it means to be the first African-born executive in all of American pro sports.

For more on basketball in Africa, check out our photo gallery on Ujiri's Giants of Africa program.

And a first-person account from our photographer Jamal Burger about what he experienced on the trip.