Zero. No African nation has played a World Cup final game.
The Celtics went to the Finals 20 times losing ONLY 3 times.
They reached the finals five times and won three of those times.
world cup finals 3 times 1974, 2006, 2010
about 16 times
the lakers and celtics met in the NBA finals eleven times.
Dwayne Wade has won mvp in the finals 8 times
The Lakers went to the NBA Finals seven times in the 1980's.
Larry Bird went to the NBA finals 3 times I think.