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Bush Wamukota, 1st Kenyan ever in NCAA sweet 16

Bush Wamukota, a 7 foot center from Bungoma county, became the first Kenyan ever to play in the NCAA tournament sweet 16. The NCAA tournament is the equivalent of the NBA playoffs. It is a single game elimination (knockout) tournament. … Continue reading

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Kenneth Otieno voted MVP of Wesmen classic

Guard Kenneth Otieno is having a stellar year playing for the University of Alberta Golden Bears. On Tuesday December 30, he led the Alberta Golden Bears won their fourth Wesmen Classic University Championship with a thrilling 64-62 victory over the … Continue reading

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JP Nyadaro settles in Canadian League

On August of 2014, John Paul Nyadaro was drafted by the Saint John Mill Rats of the National Basketball League of Canada. He was selected with the 5th pick of the second round and was the 13th overall pick. He … Continue reading

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Mediocre management dooms Kenya basketball

Kenya recently participated in the Africa zone 5 competition. This tournament was used as qualifiers for the African Basketball Championships for both men and women. Kenya did not qualify. But both Uganda’s men and women’s teams qualified for the African … Continue reading

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Robert Nyakundi still going strong in Europe

  Sharp shooting guard Robert Nyakundi, who first came to fame for being one of the best three point shooters in NCAA basketball is thriving in the European leagues. In the 2013/2014 season, he played for a Romanian side Steaua … Continue reading

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NCAA roundup : Suzzy and Lizzy Dimba

Twin sisters Suzzy and Lizzy Dimba are freshmen at Abilene Christian University, the same University that at one time featured Kenyan stalwarts Peter Kiganya and Alex Aluga among others. Suzzy Dimba during the 2013-2014 season Suzzy played in all 30 … Continue reading

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Profile and Biography of Silalei Shani-Owuor

 Silalei Shani at Messiah College  Silalei returns to Kenya joins Eagle Wings  Silalei Shani in the national team Silalei Shani off the court Back to Kenya Basketball Page

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Kenya should take Inter-Cities basketball seriously

The annual Inter-Cities basketball tournament was held in Dar es salaam in May of 2014. Thirteen teams participated, ten men’s teams as well as 3 women’s teams. In the men’s division, there were two teams from South Sudan, two from … Continue reading

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NCAA end of season roundup: Robinson Opong and Joel Awich

Besides Tylor Okari Ongwae who starred for the University of Louisiana at Monroe, there were two other Kenyans who played in the 2013-2014 USA college basketball season: Robinson Odoch Opong who played for Rogers state and Joel Awich who played … Continue reading

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Lets support Kenya basketball players as they tackle mismanegement

The actions taken by Dennis Achiego Opiyo and other basketball players recently are highly commendable. Along with other Players like Silalei-Owuor, Opiyo has decided to tackle the bull of corruption, abuse of office and mismanagement by the horns. First off … Continue reading

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