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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Melvin Ejim signs with Medi Beyreuth

Melvin Ejim signs with Medi Beyreuth

Medi Bayreuth (Germany-BBL) are reinforcing their roster with the addition of Melvin Ejim (198 cm, Iowa State’14) this 2015/16. Melvin is a 24-year-old Canadian-Nigerian player was a former member of…

Jeleel Akindele heads to Yesilgiresun

Jeleel Akindele heads to Yesilgiresun

Yesilgiresun Belediye (Turkey-TBL) has acquired the services of Nigerian big man Jeleel Akindele (216 cm, Chicago State’05) for the 2015/16. Akindele was a former member of the Nigerian national team…

Kenny Adeleke inks with Manati

Kenny Adeleke inks with Manati

Atenienses de Manati from Puerto Rico’s BSN has agreed to terms with Nigerian import Kenny Adeleke (Hartford’06) this 2015. Kenny is coming off a stint playing for Trotamundos de Carabobo…

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon leaves Partizan

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon leaves Partizan

Nigerian-American import Josh-Emmanuel Akognon (180 cm, CS Fullerton’09) has left Serbian club BC Partizan NiS Beograd (KLS) this 2015. He played six games for them in the Adriatic league and…

Suleiman Braimoh joins IMS Hawks

Suleiman Braimoh joins IMS Hawks

The IMS Payroll Hawks from New Zealand’s NBL have locked in Nigerian-American Suleiman Braimoh (203 cm, Rice’11) for the 2015 season. He spent the 2014/15 season playing in Mexico for…

Ebi Ere landed by Bayamon

Ebi Ere landed by Bayamon

Nigerian-American Ebi Ere (195 cm, Oklahoma’03) will be taking his talents to Vaqueros de Bayamon (Puerto Rico-BSN) this 2015. The player recently departed French Pro A club Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez. The 33-year-old…

Ebi Ere departs Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Ebi Ere departs Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Veteran Nigerian-American player Ebi Ere (195 cm, Oklahoma’03) has departed Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (France-Pro A). The 33-year-old Ere notched 14 games for the French club and delivered averages of 10.0…

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon joins Partizan

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon joins Partizan

BC Partizan NiS Beograd (Serbia-KLS) has made a move to strengthen their backcourt by adding Nigerian-American guard Josh-Emmanuel Akognon (180 cm, CS Fullerton’09) this 2015. Josh is coming off a…

Gani Lawal heads to Panathinaikos

Gani Lawal heads to Panathinaikos

Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos Athens (Greece-A1) has landed a talented big man in Nigerian-American Gani Lawal (205 cm, Georgia Tech’10). Panathinaikos is currently reeling from injuries to some of its players…

Champville Sanctioned by FIBA

Champville Sanctioned by FIBA

On December 2014 Lebanese Division A club Champville was sanctioned by FIBA for its continued breach to honor an award issued by the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) in October 2014.…

Kelechi Anuna leaves Al Ittisalat

Kelechi Anuna leaves Al Ittisalat

24-year-old Nigerian-American Kelechi Anuna (193 cm, Pfeiffer’12) has left Al Ittisalat (Egypt-Superleague) and is now a free agent. Anuna was originally slated to be a member of their starting lineup,…

Micheal Eric pens with Enel Brindisi

Micheal Eric pens with Enel Brindisi

Enel Brindisi (Italy-SerieA) is bringing Nigerian big man Micheal Eric (210 cm, Temple’12) to bolster their frontcourt this 2014/15 season. The team is currently leading Group A in the EuroChallenge…

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