A Look at Nigeria’s Blossoming Basketball Culture

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  • 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
  • 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

Each One Teach One

Former Georgetown player Joe Touomou is the head coach of the state franchise, Mark Mentors. The Nigerian native, who also serves as a consultant to the Nigerian Basketball Federation, discovered his calling to coach after an injury he received as a college athlete.

(Photo: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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