Pops Mensah-Bonsu

G-League Operations, New York Knicks, Inc.
WABF panelist - Pops Mensah-Bonsu
Pops Mensah-Bonsu, a London native, carved out a distinctive legacy in college and professional basketball. He excelled at The George Washington University, leading the Colonials to NCAA Tournament appearances and earning accolades, including an induction into the Hall of Fame. After going undrafted, he became the second player of Ghanaian descent in the NBA. His 10-year career spanned teams like the Spurs, Raptors, and Rockets, and international stints. One of his most notable accomplishments is representing the British National Basketball Team in the 2012 Olympics. Post-retirement, Pops joined the NBPA and later served as GM for the Capital City Go-Go, achieving a remarkable inaugural season. He's the President of Minor League Operations for the New York Knicks. In 2018, Pops founded SEED Academy Ghana, a 501c3 organization in Accra, Ghana, and New York City, that empowers Ghanaian youth through basketball, fostering life skills that lead to sustainable livelihoods.

Panels involved in

Panels involved in

Game Changers: Unleashing the Business Potential of African Play in Sports

Breakout session 1
Grand panel
11:10 am
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Witness the game changers who are redefining African sports and their impact on the world stage