Quite a number of Nigerian players are plying their trades in the NBA.
While a few are already members of the Nigeria men’s Basketball team, D’Tigers, others of Nigerian descent are not.
Afroballers.com in this article focus on the players of Nigerian descent who have been drafted in NBA 2020.
A record of 8 players of Nigerian descent have been drafted. 6 of these players will play in the first round, and two in the second round.
Below is a list of all the players of Nigerian descent in the 2020 NBA draft picks.
1. Onyeka Okongwu (Hawks)
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 19, 2020