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Thirteen players and five members of the backroom staff arrived in Kigali at 12am on Tuesday and were immediately placed on four-day quarantine.

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.

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’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.

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 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.