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Myanmar teens inspired by US basketball stars

by AFP Videos 3:55 mins

Myanmar teens inspired by US basketball stars

by AFP Videos 3:55 mins

SHOTLIST:YANGON, AUGUST 28, 2012, SOURCE: AFPTV SOUNDBITE 1 Richard Cho (man), General manager of the Charlotte Bobcats, US National Basketball Association (English, 14 sec):"One of our primary objectives is to introduce and grow the game basketball here in Myanmar. And so far it's been a lot of fun and we have had a really good time and I think players have all had a good time too."SOUNDBITE 2 Richard Cho (man), General manager of the Charlotte Bobcats, US National Basketball Association (English, 12 sec):"You know this has got a long way to go and that's going to take programs like this and to get a lot of the kids more excited and start to learn and love the game the basketball."SOUNDBITE 3 Allison Feaster (woman), American professional basketball player for the WNBA's Indiana Fever (English, 20 sec):"It teaches teamwork, it teaches trust, it teaches hard work and perseverance I think first and foremost. But it allows us to share our values, which are those that are found in basketball, it allows us to learn about the culture of Myanmar."SOUNDBITE 4 Allison Feaster (woman), American professional basketball player for the WNBA's Indiana Fever (English, 20 sec): "They are just beginning to play. But that in and of itself doesn't matter. I see a lot of heart, I see a lot of love for the game, I see great community value, I see sacrifice and with those values , coupled with of hard work, I think Myanmar players will continue to grow over the years."SOUNDBITE 5 Aung Nyi Zat Win (man), Myanmar basketball player (Burmese, 7 sec):"We are very happy. It's not often you get to see players like this. All players on the team are happy they've come here."SOUNDBITE 6 Twe Twe Soe (woman), Myanmar basketball player (Burmese, 8 sec):"I am very happy. Players like this coming here is so good for Myanmar's basketball program."SOUNDBITE 7 Twe Twe Soe (woman), Myanmar basketball player, (Burmese, 7 sec):"I want to play basketball when I'm aged between 20 and 25. I want to play for the Yangon division and I also want to play in Myanmar's team in coming games."-Darvin Ham talking to Myanmar players-David Cho and Allison Feaster talking to female players-Mid of training accessories -Basketball stand -Darvin Ham training players-David Cho training players-Various of the basketball lesson-Darvin Ham playing basketball -Close-up of Darvin Ham-David Cho and Allison Feaster with female players-Darvin Ham having a lesson -Various of David Cho and Allison Feaster training female players-Close-up of basketball backboard -Various of training-Close-up of a basketball ///

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