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Ike Diogu
Ike Diogu
Position: -
Born: 09/11/83
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:250 lbs. / 113.4 kg.
Earnings: $10,882,224 ($14,187,869*)
Even before Nigeria’s self-imposed two-year ban from international basketball was announced last month, D’Tigers captain Ike Diogu saw the writing on the wall and joined Snoop Dogg’s Big3 team, Bivouac. Having previously turned down approaches to play in the Big3, a professional 3×3 league founded by rapper Ice Cube, in favour of national team duty, Diogu changed his mind this year and signed on after competing in the Basketball Africa League.
With just a few days to go until action tips off in China, an exciting Nigeria team and head coach Alex Nwora announced their final roster for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. The 12 players that were selected include team captain Ike Diogu and Al-Farouq Aminu leading Nigeria’s charge alongside other stars Ekpe Udoh (Utah Jazz), Josh Okogie (Minnesota Timberwolves), Chimezie Metu (San Antonio Spurs).
3 years ago via FIBA
The Nigeria Basketball Federation have named an expanded list of 44 players that will compete for spots in this year’s team for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China. It’s a mixture of veterans such as Ike Diogu and Al-Faruq Aminu and a selection of newcomers. Key members of the team that qualified Nigeria for the World Cup in China comprising of team captain Ike Diogu, Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouk Aminu, Ben Uzoh, Jordan Nwora, Emegano Obinna, Ike Iroegbu, Chris Obekpa and Efevberha Michael are among the players that top the list for places to compete against Korea, Argentina and Russia in Group B.
3 years ago via FIBA