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Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 to be retired

Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 to be retired

The Atlanta Hawks have announced that they will retire Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 jersey on November 24th in a game against the Boston Celtics. Mutombo was born on June 25…

Ater Majok signed by Trefl Sopot

Ater Majok signed by Trefl Sopot

Trefl Sopot of Poland’s TBL has acquired the services of Sudanese big man, Ater Majok (208 cm, Connecticut’10) for the upcoming season. In December 2014 Ater signed with the Los…

Nigeria wins Afrobasket 2015, Rio Bound

Nigeria wins Afrobasket 2015, Rio Bound

Nigeria wins Afrobasket 2015 after defeating Angola 74-65 in the Finals. As the African champions, Nigeria qualifies for the 2016 Olympic Games which will be held in Rio de Janeiro,…

Ebi Ere, newcomer to Adelaide 36ers

Ebi Ere, newcomer to Adelaide 36ers

Ebi Ere (195 cm, Oklahoma’03) is set to make his return to Australia this coming 2015/16 season after signing a deal with the Adelaide 36ers (Australia-NBL). Ebi is a Nigerian-American…

O.D. Anosike joins Laboral Kutxa

O.D. Anosike joins Laboral Kutxa

Laboral Kutxa Vitoria from Spain’s Liga Endesa has agreed to terms with O.D. Anosike (203 cm, Siena’13) and will bring him in this 2015/16. Anosike is a 24-year-old American player…

Ike Joseph Udanoh joins Nilan Bisons

Ike Joseph Udanoh joins Nilan Bisons

The Nilan Bisons Loimaa (Finland-Korisliiga) have landed Ike Joseph Udanoh (203 cm, Wayne State for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Udanoh is a 26-year-old Nigerian-American basketball player who spent the 2014/15…

Yannick Anzuluni pens with Umea

Yannick Anzuluni pens with Umea

Umea BSKT of Sweden’s Basketligan is strengthening its roster for the 2015/16 season with the recent addition of Yannick Anzuluni (205 cm, Houghton’10). He is a 27-year-old player who has…

Chamberlain Oguchi to Wloclawek

Chamberlain Oguchi to Wloclawek

Anwil Wloclawek (Poland, TBL) announced the signing of Chamberlain Oguchi (198 cm, Illinois State’09) for the upcoming season. The ex-Nigerian international had a busy 2014/2015 season playing in several leagues…

Robert Jones added by JuveCaserta

Robert Jones added by JuveCaserta

Pasta Reggia JuveCaserta (Italy-Serie A) has added Robert Jones (201 cm, Washington’06) to their roster for the 2015/16 season. Jones is a 31-year-old Guinea-American player who has had extensive experience…

NBA Game in Africa Opens Doors

NBA Game in Africa Opens Doors

An exhibition NBA game in Africa opened doors, being the first of its kind in NBA history. Held at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, the event featured a team of players…

Jonathan Tabu deals with Fuenlabrada

Jonathan Tabu deals with Fuenlabrada

Montakit Fuenlabrada (Spain-Liga Endesa) has agreed to terms on a contract with Jonathan Tabu (189 cm) for the 2015/16 season. Jonathan has dual citizenship from Congo and Belgium. He was added…

Ekpe Udoh to strengthen Fenerbahce Ulker

Ekpe Udoh to strengthen Fenerbahce Ulker

Ekpe Udoh (208 cm, Baylor’10) is Europe bound this 2015/16 after putting pen to paper on a deal with Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul (Turkey-TBL). Udoh is a 28-year-old Nigerian player who…

Porzingis, Mudiay Impress at Summer League

Porzingis, Mudiay Impress at Summer League

The NBA Las Vegas Summer League is set to culminate with a showdown between the San Antonio Spurs and the Phoenixs Suns. The Spurs’ Kyle Anderson has already been named…

Suleiman Braimoh joins Giessen 46ers

Suleiman Braimoh joins Giessen 46ers

German Bundesliga club Giessen 46ers have reinforced their roster this 2015/16 season with the recent addition of Suleiman Braimoh (203 cm, Rice’11). Suleiman is a Nigerian-American player who is coming…

Gani Lawal returns to EA7 Armani

Gani Lawal returns to EA7 Armani

Nigerian-American player Gani Lawal (205 cm, Georgia Tech’10) will be rejoining EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy-Serie A) this 2015/16. He previously played for the club in the 2013/14 season. Gani…

Jeleel Akindele joins Metros de Santiago

Jeleel Akindele joins Metros de Santiago

The Metros de Santiago (Dominican Republic-LNB) have added Nigerian big man Jeleel Akindele (216 cm, Chicago State’05) for their trip to LNB Finals this 2015. Akindele has already committed to Yesilgiresun…

Christian Eyenga joins Banco di Sardegna

Christian Eyenga joins Banco di Sardegna

Former NBA forward Christian Eyenga (201 cm) has been signed to a deal by Banco di Sardegna Sassari (Italy-Serie A) this 2015/16. Eyenga is from the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Ekenechukwu Ibekwe to Enel Brindisi

Ekenechukwu Ibekwe to Enel Brindisi

Enel Basket Brindisi from the Italian Serie A has signed Ekenechukwu Ibekwe (206 cm, Maryland’07) for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Ibekwe is a 29-year-old Nigerian-American player who was a former…

Colton Iverson deals with Karsiyaka

Colton Iverson deals with Karsiyaka

Big man Colton Iverson (212 cm, Colorado State’13) is set to continue his professional career this 2015/16 with Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (Turkey-TBL). Iverson is a 26-year-old American player who…

2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, semi’s set

2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, semi’s set

The final four nations of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship have been decided after the USA, Croatia, Turkey, and tournament hosts Greece swept into the semi-finals. The group stages…

U19 World Championships, Q/F stage locked

U19 World Championships, Q/F stage locked

The eighth finals of the U19 World Championships threw up a few surprises as the nations to contest the quarter-finals were locked. The biggest shock came as Australia downed Serbia…

Trevor Mbakwe signed by Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Trevor Mbakwe signed by Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Trevor Mbakwe (207 cm, Minnesota’13) has agreed to terms with Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv (Israel-Winner League) and will be a new face on their roster this 2015/16 season. Trevor is a…

U19 World Championships, groups decided

U19 World Championships, groups decided

The group phase of the 2015 U19 World Championships has come to a close and the nations holding berths to the next round have been decided. There are few surprises…

Olaseni Lawal secured by FC Barcelona

Olaseni Lawal secured by FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona (Spain-Liga Endesa) has landed a gem of frontcourt player in Olaseni Lawal (208 cm, Wayne State’09) for the 2015/16 season. Lawal is an American player who also holds…

Stephane Lasme switches to Galatasaray

Stephane Lasme switches to Galatasaray

Stephane Lasme (203 cm, Massachusetts’07) has quickly found a new station and will be playing for Galatasaray LIV Hospital Istanbul (Turkey, TBL) next season. That means the experienced center will…

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