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Chukwudinma Odiakosa to Dordogne

Chukwudinma Odiakosa to Dordogne

Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203 cm, Illinois State´10) has decided to join Boulazac Basket Dordogne (France, ProB) and will play in the French league for the first time. Last season the Nigerian…

Abdullahi Kuso goes to Iwate Big Bulls

Abdullahi Kuso goes to Iwate Big Bulls

The Iwate Big Bulls (Japan-BJ league) have landed Nigerian forward Abdullahi Kuso (206 cm, Tallahassee CC’08) for the 2014-15 season. Kuso was a former member of the Nigerian National Team…

Chinemelu Elonu returns to Tofas

Chinemelu Elonu returns to Tofas

After establishing a relationship that has spanned almost two seasons Tofas Bursa (Turkey-TBL) will be bringing back Nigerian center Chinemelu Elonu this 2014-15 season. Elonu played for them in 2012-13…

Andy Ogide inks with Union Poitiers

Andy Ogide inks with Union Poitiers

Andy Ogide (204 cm, Colorado State’11) has been picked up by Union Poitiers Basket 86 and will wear the colours of the French ProB team next season. The former Nigerian…

Chinemelu Elonu back with Zaragoza

Chinemelu Elonu back with Zaragoza

Spanish Liga Endesa team CAI Zaragoza has brought back Nigerian big man Chinemelu Elonu (206 cm, Texas A&M’09) this 2014. The 27-year-old Elonu played this 2013-14 season with Tofas Bursa…

O.D. Anosike picked up by Strasbourg

O.D. Anosike picked up by Strasbourg

O.D. Anosike (203 cm, Siena’13) is set to reinforce the frontcourt of Strasbourg IG (France-ProA) as the team is in the middle of the league’s Semifinals this 2014. The 23-year-old…

Ike Diogu returns to Leones de Ponce

Ike Diogu returns to Leones de Ponce

Ike Diogu (204 cm, Arizona State’05)  will be making comeback with Puerto Rican BSN club Leones de Ponce this 2013-14. The Nigerian-American forward played for them in 2013, signing with…

Michael Umeh moves to Enel Brindisi

Michael Umeh moves to Enel Brindisi

Michael Umeh (188 cm, UNLV’07) is moving to Italian Serie A team Enel Brindisi for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. The Nigerian-American player is a former member of the…

Jeleel Akindele signed by Gran Canaria

Jeleel Akindele signed by Gran Canaria

Spanish Liga Endesa team Herbalife Gran Canaria 2014 has added Nigerian big man Jeleel Akindele (216 cm, Chicago State’07) for the remainder of the season. Gran Canaria 2014 is currently…

Reggie Okosa moves to Xinjiang

Reggie Okosa moves to Xinjiang

Reggie Okosa (208 cm, La Salle´02) has been signed by Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese CBA. The Nigerian-American is no stranger to Asian Basketball as he has previously played…

Kieron Achara signs with Sidigas Avellino

Kieron Achara signs with Sidigas Avellino

Italian Serie A team Sidigas Avellino has reinforced its roster with the addition of Scottish-Nigerian player Kieron Achara (208 cm, Duquesne’08).The 30-year-old forward was a member of the Scottish National…

Benjamin Eze added by Sassari

Benjamin Eze added by Sassari

Italian Serie A team Banco di Sardegna Sassari has added to its roster Benjamin Eze (207 cm, Southern Idaho JC’01) for the 2013-14 season. Eze is a Nigerian player who…

Ndudi Ebi to Granorolo Bologna

Ndudi Ebi to Granorolo Bologna

Nigerian forward Ndudi Ebi (206 cm) will be making his way back to the Italian Serie A this season after agreeing to terms with Granorolo Bologna. Ebi began this season…

Gani Lawal picked up by EA7 Armani

Gani Lawal picked up by EA7 Armani

Italian SerieA team EA7 Emporio Armani Milano have picked up Gani Lawal (2o5 cm, Georgia Tech’10). Lawal is a Nigerian-American player who recently joined the Nigerian National Team. The 24-year-old…

Rob Anshila added by Nuwaidrat

Rob Anshila added by Nuwaidrat

Nuwaidrat from Bahrain’s Premier League has added Nigerian-American player, Rob Anshila (201 cm, Fort Hays State’09) to their ranks for the upcoming season. The 27-year-old Anshila played in Qatar in…

Temi Adebayo picked up by Vitoria SC

Temi Adebayo picked up by Vitoria SC

Nigerian big man Temi Adebayo (213 cm, Philadelphia’12) will be playing in Portugal this season for Vitoria SC/M.Couto Alves Guimaraes. The 25-year-old is entering his sophomore year as a pro.…

Ike Joseph Udanoh to Raiffeisen Wels

Ike Joseph Udanoh to Raiffeisen Wels

Ike Joseph Udanoh (203 cm, Wayne State University´12) will play in Austria this season after agreeing terms with WBC Raiffeisen Wels (A Bundesliga). The Nigerian is coming off a stint…

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon leaves Memphis

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon leaves Memphis

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon (180 cm, CS Fullerton´09) has been cut by the Memphis Grizzlies (USA, NBA) after joining the franchise earlier in the summer. The Nigerian native who also holds an…

Gani Lawal leaves Riga

Gani Lawal leaves Riga

VEF Riga (Latvia, LBL) waived the contract of Nigerian player Gani Lawal (205 cm, Georgia Tech´10) today just weeks after he joined the club. There is speculation that the power…

Benson Egemonye to La Banda

Benson Egemonye to La Banda

Benson Egemonye (207 cm, Niagara´09) will play in South America this season after signing for Ciclista Olimpico de La Banda (Argentina, LigaA). It will be the first time the Nigerian…

Chukwudinma Odiakosa leaves Le Zion

Chukwudinma Odiakosa leaves Le Zion

Chukwudinma Odiakosa (203 cm, Illinois State´10) has been released by Maccabi Rishon Le Zion (Israel, Winner League) before the season starts. The Nigerian joined Le Zion in the summer but…

Kieron Achara heads to Bulgaria

Kieron Achara heads to Bulgaria

Kieron Achara (208 cm, Duquesne´08) will add Bulgaria to his long CV after signing a deal to play for Lukoil Academic Sofia (NBL) during this season. The Scottish/Nigerian player has…

Alade Aminu inked by Enel Brindisi

Alade Aminu inked by Enel Brindisi

Italian SerieA team Enel Basket Brindisi has added Nigerian big man Alade Aminu (210 cm, Georgia Tech’09) to strengthen their frontcourt for the upcoming 2013-14 season. Aminu has been a…

George Odufuwa joins Peja

George Odufuwa joins Peja

George Odufuwa (203 cm, North Texas’11) has agreed a deal with KB Peja (Kosovo, Superleague) that will see him play for the team this season. The Nigerian (who also holds…

AfroBasket 2013: Nigeria falls to Senegal

AfroBasket 2013: Nigeria falls to Senegal

In the biggest upset of the AfroBasket 2013 competition, Senegal put together a solid middle game and outlasted a fourth-quarter comeback by 2012 London Olympics participants Nigeria, 64:63. Also advancing…

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