Basketball Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria

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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.

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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
Power forward, Center
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Al-Farouq Aminu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Small forward, Power forward
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Aloysius Anagonye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Power forward, Center
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Benjamin Eze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
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
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
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
Power forward
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Ekene Ibekwe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Power forward, Center
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Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Power forward, Center
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Festus Ezeli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Center
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Gabe Muoneke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
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
Power forward
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Ike Diogu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Power forward, Center
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Ike Nwankwo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Power forward, Center
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Ime Udoka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
Small forward
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Jeff Varem is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Nigeria
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
Point guard