Ike Iroegbu Rumors
Stan Okoye, Ekpe Udoh, Ike Iroegbu, and Gabe Vincent were among those who aired their grievances on social media, posting and reshaping the message. They said: “It has been an honor and privilege to play and represent Nigeria in preparation for the FIBA World Cup. However, the sports commission of Nigeria refuses to release the money allocated to us for training, food, travel and equipment in order to properly prepare for the World Cup. It’s made things very difficult as the president of the federation, coaching staff and even players have had to pay for everything personally.”
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.
Sean Cunningham: Kings have added Elk Grove naive Cody Demps (Pleasant Grove HS & Sac State), who played in G-League last year in Reno to Summer League squad. They have also added Sacramento’s Ike Iroegbu (Franklin HS) who spent time with Clippers last season. Duke’s Matt Jones will also join