Watson Heads For South Africa

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: C.J. Watson #32 of the Chicago Bulls celebrates against the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 15, 2011 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

C.J. Watson is moving from Senegal to South Africa Tuesday, finishing up Sports Enoys, a State Department program, and beginning Basketball With Borders. At a press conference at the US Embassy in Senegal, Watson and WNBA great Chamique Holdsclaw said they're impressed with the quality of local ballers, like this 6'9" 14-year-old.

In South Africa, Watson will join with Nets coach Popeye Jones, former Net, Dikembe Mutombo, and several African players, including Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Luol Deng, Thabo Sefolosha and Serge Ibaka. Watson will held run a four-day basketball camp in Johannesburg, returning September 2. Watson regularly updates his travel via Twitter.

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