5 days US college star of Nigerian heritage opts for NBA Draft Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: Onyeka Okongwu, a 19-year-old freshman star forward for the University of Southern California, said on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) he is entering the 2020 NBA Draft and ending his college career. The 6-foot-9 (2.06m) and 245-pound (111kg) son of Nigerian parents led his hometown Trojans with 16.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocked shots a game to become a top NBA prospect.
In this file photo taken on February 27, 2020, Onyeka Okongwu of the USC Trojans acknowledges the crowd after defeating the Arizona Wildcats 57-48 at Galen Center in Los Angeles, California. AFP PHOTO “What a ... more