The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has appointed three-time former NBA winner with Golden State Warriors Mike Brown to guide the nation’s staff to the Afrobasket in Rwanda later this month.
Brown, 51, had been at Golden State since 2016 and was answerable for ‘D’Tigers’, because the Nigeria basketball staff are identified, on the current Tokyo Olympics, the place they misplaced all three group matches.
He was not paid for his time with the staff on the Games.
The Afrobasket might be staged in Rwanda between August 24 to September 4.
They open their marketing campaign on August 25 in opposition to Mali, earlier than they face Kenya and the Ivory Coast on August 27 and 29, respectively.
The ‘D’Tigers’ received their first continental event in 2015, however misplaced the title on the 2017 version in Tunisia.