Pops Mensah Bonsu is a British born Ghanaian, former NBA player and currently serving as general manager of the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League.
His documentary “No Mercy” tells the story of his life and basketball journey, his documentary will be released on Thursday 16th April 2020 on Monumental Sports Network 7:00 pm With live commentary in the chat from Pops himself!
In August, Pops Mensah Bonsu was in Ghana to organize the maiden edition of the Pops Mensah-Bonsu Basketball Camp. The two-day event was held at the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) Court in Ghana’s capital Accra.
The camp was to train young boys and girls for free between ages 12 and 18 in basketball, and also get the chance to learn skills in the game and life lessons.
With the love for the game and Ghana, he will be hosting subsequent camps to help grow the sport in Ghana and Africa at Large.
Pops Mensah Bonsu is one of three of Ghanaian descent to play in the NBA. The remaining two are Benjamin Bentil and Mohammed Nazr.
His career in basketball span from 2006 to 2015 where he played in the major leagues and with some of the top teams. Starting with the Dallas Mavericks, he’s also played for Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets.
He retired in 2015 to persue his managerial career as an Executive in the Game. He then began working as an Advanced Pro Scout for the San Antonio Spurs. On 7 August 2018, the Capital City Go-Go, the new NBA G League affiliate of the Washington Wizards, announced that Mensah-Bonsu had been made the team’s first general manager.
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