The KingsMen got the better of their opponent from Madagascar from both ends, leading in steals (8) and blocks (4).
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Former Toronto Raptors guard Ben Uzoh and Chris Daniels both combined for 45 points, in what was an improved performance from the KingsMen.
Odaudu admitted that his side was “really bad” against Patriots and failure to continue the first quarter momentum paved way for Patriots to capitalise on their lapses.
Taren Sullivan led the KingsMen with 15 points and 6 rebounds in the defeat.
All attention will be on the only game of the day against the host, which will be played behind closed doors inside the BAL bubble.
Thirteen players and five members of the backroom staff arrived in Kigali at 12am on Tuesday and were immediately placed on four-day quarantine.
The Basketball Africa League made this known in an official announcement via their social media handle @thebal on Sunday.
Ezeli who last took the floor for an NBA game in the 2016 NBA Finals, becomes the fourth signing for the KingsMen, after Ben Uzoh, Taren Sullivan and Chris Daniels all joined this week.
Uchenna, the younger brother of D’Tigers guard, Ik Iroegbu, has also been a part of the senior national team, where he represented Nigeria at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia
Both players join Kaylon Tappin whom the KingsMen signed on Tuesday to Hoopers’ roster for the Basketball Africa League
Nigeria’s representative in the maiden edition of the Basketball Africa League, Rivers Hoopers, have signed American Kaylon Deshaun Tappin for the tournament which tips off in March.
Nigeria Basketball Federation President Cup Champions, Rivers Hoopers, will face Mozambican League champions Ferroviario de Maputo in their opening game of the Basketball Africa League on March 21 in Monastir, Tunisia.
Nigeria’s representative at the inaugural edition of the Basketball Africa League, Rivers Hoopers, have been drawn in the Nile Conference alongside Zamalek of Egypt, Union Sportive Monastirienne of Tunisia, Mozambique’s Ferroviario de Maputo, Forces Armes et Police Basketball of Cameroon and Patriots Basketball Club of Rwanda.
The draw was in the first leg match of the Elite Final 8 of the 2019 FIBA Africa Basketball League, played at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Abuja National Stadium
Rivers Hoopers bounced back from defeat in their opening game with a 76-75 win over SLAC of Guinea on Day 2 of the FIBA Africa Basketball League Group A games in Sale, Morocco on Saturday.
Rivers Hoopers, who got to Sale one hour to tipoff, took a 15 point deficit into the second quarter 12-27 and was worsened in the second quarter 24-47
With only few days left to its first game, the team is still in Port Harcourt with little or no funding to travel to Morocco to honour her fixtures.
FIBA Africa has handed AS Sale of Morocco host of Group A of the FIBA Africa Basketball League in March.
Rivers Hoopers defeated host Elan Sportif 71-63 points at the FIBA Africa Zone 3 Qualifiers in Cotonou to become the first team to qualify for the maiden edition of the FIBA Afro League in January.
This was made known to the club by FIBA Africa Zone 3 during the technical meeting for coaches and officials, hours to the commencement of the tournament