Trumps immigration ban worries NBA

Trumps immigration ban worries NBA

The NBA has contacted the State Department to understand better how the U.S. ban on immigration from seven countries might affect the league. President Donald Trump’s executive order prohibits immigration from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen for a 90-day period.  Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng and, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Thon Maker were both born in Sudan (now South […]

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 Angeles D-Fenders (USA-D-League). He played 23 games for them before departing the team in February 2015. During his run Majok was able to put together […]

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 born in Africa and second-generation African players, aptly called “Team Africa” and a composed of various current NBA players representing “Team World.” Fans in attendance […]

Andrew Bynum and picks traded for Luol Deng

Andrew Bynum and picks traded for Luol Deng

The Cleveland Cavaliers have found a taker for their oft-injured big man, Andrew Bynum (213 cm). The Cavs are sending his contract and several draft picks to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for British-Sudanese, All-Star forward Luol Deng (206 cm, Duke’04). As reported on NBA.com: In addition to sending Bynum’s contract to Chicago, the Cavaliers […]

Nayal Mac Koshwal trains with the 76ers

Nayal Mac Koshwal trains with the 76ers

Nayal Mac Koshwal (208 cm, De Paul´10) has joined up with the Philadelphia 76ers (USA, NBA) for the franchises training camp. This year the power forward /center has played three times for the Rochester Razorsharks (USA, PBL) where he tabbed numbers of 2.7 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. The native of Sudan was drafted […]

Eagle Wings Soar Over Uganda Varsity Side in Zone Five Tourney

NATIONAL women’s basketball champions Eagle Wings started their Fiba Africa Zone Five campaign on a winning note hitting Uganda Christian University (UCU) 75-64 in a tough match at Lugogo Indoor Stadium Kampala, Uganda. The Kenyans who played their opener a few hours after arrival looked fatigued in the first three quarters but picked up in […]