Drafting of Nigerian players by NBA clubs shows the growth of Nigerian basketball – Ogoh

Current assistant coach of Nigeria’s basketball national team D’Tigers Odaudu Ogoh has stated that the drafting of Nigerian players into the NBA is a further testament to the growth of Nigerian basketball in the international scene after eight players got drafted into NBA clubs. 

Ogoh speaking in a chat with brila.net said the development shows that there is progress in Nigerian basketball although was quick to points out the reversal in fortune for basketball players based in Nigeria having stayed out of action for over a year due to lack of a functional league.

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