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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…

AfroBasket 2013: Egypt shocks Tunisia, QFs set

AfroBasket 2013: Egypt shocks Tunisia, QFs set

At first glance, the Egypt 77:67 victory over Tunisia in Tuesday’s Round of 16 play in the AfroBasket 2013 competition looks like a huge upset. Egypt had finished third in…

Jeleel Akindele signs with Buducnost

Jeleel Akindele signs with Buducnost

KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica, from Montenegro’s 1A league, have added Jeleel Akindele for the upcoming 2013-14 season. Akindele will be strengthening Buducnost’s frontcourt and will be counted on to anchor…

AfroBasket 2013: Day 1 of Quarterfinals compete

AfroBasket 2013: Day 1 of Quarterfinals compete

The top half of the AfroBasket 2013 quarterfinals are now set with Day 1 of 2 in the Round of 16 completed. There were no surprises at the end of…

AfroBasket 2013: Groups A and C conclude prelims

AfroBasket 2013: Groups A and C conclude prelims

AfroBasket 2013 Groups A and C concluded their preliminary round on Saturday, setting up half of the brackets for the Eight Final Round that will tip off on Monday after…

AfroBasket 2013: Four teams remain unbeaten

AfroBasket 2013: Four teams remain unbeaten

The story on Day 4 of AfroBasket 2013 was blowouts as the average margin of victory for the four games played was just over 39 points. The closest game of…

AfroBasket 2013: Tunisia survives Moroccan scare

AfroBasket 2013: Tunisia survives Moroccan scare

Day 2 of the AfroBasket 2013 saw the defending champions, Tunisia, in one of the most hotly contested battles of the tournament so far when Morocco took them to the…

AfroBasket 2013 tips off in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

AfroBasket 2013 tips off in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

AfroBasket 2013 tipped off on Tuesday with four games to start the African qualifier for the FIBA World Cup 2014. The top three teams will advance to Spain 2014 from…

Ndudi Ebi now with Bnei Hertzeliyya

Ndudi Ebi now with Bnei Hertzeliyya

Nigerian big man Ndudi Ebi (206 cm) will be the latest addition to the roster of Israeli team Bnei Hertzeliyya for the 2013-14 season. The former NBA forward was drafted…

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