A Look at Nigeria’s Blossoming Basketball Culture

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  • Hometown Hero
  • The Game Changer
  • Training the Next Generation
  • Aspiring to Dunk
  • Teach Them Young
  • Pay It Forward
  • Hope for the Future
  • A Good Education
  • Spreading Like Wildfire
  • Nigerian Franchises
  • Each One Teach One
  • Impressive Players
  • How to Make a Living on the Court
  • Presidential Advice
  • Sponsorships
  • Abiodun Francis Ayetimiyi
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
  • African Hoop Dreams

Training the Next Generation

Also setting the bar high for his compatriots is Nigerian native Olumide Oyedeji (right). The former Seattle Supersonics and Orlando Magic center who now plays professionally in Japan also launched his own camp in his hometown.

(Photo: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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