See the 8 Nigerian born players that were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft
The 2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft was held virtually in the early hours of Thursday, November 19th.
The draft was historic for Nigeria as eight players from the country were selected.
Two players were born in Nigeria, three had both Parents from Nigeria while three have their Father from Nigeria
Born in Nigeria:
Precious Achiuwa was selected by the Miami Heat
Udoka Azubuike was selected by the Utah Jazz
Parents from Nigeria:
Isaac Okoro was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Onyeka Okongwu was selected by the Atalanta Hawks
Daniel Oturu was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Father from Nigeria:
Zeke Nnaji was selected by the Denver Nuggets
Desmond Bane was selected by Boston Celtics
Jordan Nwora was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
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