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List of famous basketball players from Nigeria, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Nigeria has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Nigerian basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Nigeria and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular basketball player from Nigeria then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing contains players like Olumide Oyedeji and Julius Nwosu.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Nigerian basketball players?" and "Which basketball players are from Nigeria?"

You can click on the names of these legendary basketball players of Nigeria in order to get more information about each one. If you play basketball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Nigerian basketball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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Akin Akingbala is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Akin Akingbala Power forward, Center

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Al-Farouq Aminu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Al-Farouq Aminu Small forward, Power forward

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Aloysius Anagonye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Aloysius Anagonye Power forward, Center

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Benjamin Eze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Benjamin Eze Center

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Chamberlain Oguchi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Chinemelu Elonu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Chinemelu Elonu Power forward, Center

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Chukwudiebere Maduabum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Chukwudiebere Maduabum

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Churchill Odia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Daniel Okonkwo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Daniel Okonkwo

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Deji Akindele is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Deji Akindele Center

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Derrick Obasohan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Ebi Ere is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Ejike Ugboaja is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Ejike Ugboaja Power forward

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Ekene Ibekwe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Ekene Ibekwe Power forward, Center

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Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Emeka Okafor Power forward, Center

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Festus Ezeli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Festus Ezeli Center

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Gabe Muoneke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Gabe Muoneke Power forward

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Hakeem Olajuwon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Idong Ibok is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Idong Ibok Power forward

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Ike Diogu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Ike Diogu Power forward, Center

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Ike Nwankwo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Ike Nwankwo Power forward, Center

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Ime Udoka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Ime Udoka Small forward

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Jeff Varem is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Jeff Varem Small forward

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Jordan Omogbehin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Jordan Omogbehin Center

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Josh Akognon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Josh Akognon Point guard

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Julius Nwosu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Julius Nwosu Power forward

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Kelenna Azubuike is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Kelenna Azubuike Shooting guard, Small forward

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Kingsley Ogwudire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Kingsley Ogwudire

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Leke Solanke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Leke Solanke Forward

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Mactabene Amachree is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Mfon Udoka is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Michael Ojo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Michael Ojo Center

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Michael Olowokandi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Micheal Eric is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Micheal Eric Forward, Power forward, Center

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Moses Ayegba is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Moses Ayegba Center

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Ndudi Ebi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Ndudi Ebi Power forward

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Obinna Ekezie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Obinna Ekezie Center

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Olumide Oyedeji is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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Olumide Solanke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Olumide Solanke Center

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Paul Gombwer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Paul Gombwer Forward

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Peter Aluma is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Peter Aluma Center

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Raphael Akpejiori is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Raphael Akpejiori Power forward

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Solomon Alabi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Solomon Alabi Center

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Sommy Ogukwe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Sommy Ogukwe Forward

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Talib Zanna is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Talib Zanna Forward

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Tony Skinn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Tony Skinn

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Tonye Jekiri is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Tonye Jekiri Center

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Tunji Awojobi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Tunji Awojobi Power forward

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Ugochukwu Njoku is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Ugochukwu Njoku Center

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Yinka Dare is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Yinka Dare Center