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Ike Diogu, anticipating Nigeria mess, joined Snoop Dogg's Big3 team instead

Even before Nigeria's self-imposed two-year ban from international basketball was announced last month, D'Tigers captain Ike Diogu saw the writing on the wall and joined Snoop Dogg's Big3 team, Bivouac. Having previously turned down approaches to play in the Big3, a professional 3x3 league founded by rapper Ice Cube, in...
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LeBron 'definitely the greatest' all-around player - Zamalek's Ike Diogu

Nigeria captain Ike Diogu played against the likes of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal during his near-decade in the NBA, but says LeBron James stands out as the most complete opponent he ever faced. Diogu, who will turn out for defending BAL champions Zamalek this upcoming season, was selected ninth...
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Video highlights: Ike Diogu honored as ASU struggles in 18-point loss to Colorado

TEMPE — Check out just over seven minutes of on-court, baseline highlights captured from Arizona State's 75-57 loss to Colorado on Saturday. ASU came into the game off of an enforced 12-day break and only playing once in the last 26 days. After a strong showing from their bench unit in the first half, the Sun Devils only trailed by three. Sophomore forward Jalen Graham and senior guard Luther Muhammad combined for 19 of the team's 34 points in the first period of play.

Sun Devil great Ike Diogu to have jersey honored

Sun Devil Hoops legend Ike Diogu is being honored this Saturday against Colorado. The other ASU Men’s Basketball greats who have had their jerseys honored are Eddie House, Byron Scott, Fat Lever, James Harden, Jumpin’ Joe Caldwell, Lionel Hollins, and Alton Lister. Diogu takes a look back on...

Men's Hoops Hosts Colorado Saturday as Ike Diogu No. 5 Goes Into Rafters

(NOTE: A PDF WILL BE POSTED FRIDAY MORNING) The Sun Devil men's basketball squad (5-8; 1-2) will play just its second game in 26 days -- and its first in 13 days -- when it hosts the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m MT on ESPN2. Sun Devil Hall of Famer Ike Diogu will have his No. 5 jersey put in the rafters at halftime, as the Sun Devils will try and get back in the swing of things after a tough month.

Ike Diogu’s jersey number will be retired by Arizona State basketball

Ike Diogu will have his No. 5 jersey number retired by the Arizona State Sun Devils when his college team faces Colorado on Jan. 15, 2022. The big man, who played for ASU from 2002-05, was the first Sun Devil to earn consensus All-American honors in 2004-05. That same season, he became the first player in Pac-10 history to lead the conference in scoring (22.6), rebounding (9.8) and blocked shots (2.3).

Broke in the D-League: Why my NBA dress code inspiration was Warriors' Ike Diogu, not Kelly Oubre

Black style in the early 2000s was all about going bigger and louder. I wore 5XL tall tees and Girbaud jeans with the straps. They had to match the hat and they had to match the shoes. Red, blue, black? It didn't matter as long as it all came together head to toe. I also rocked the Sean John velour suits, which had enough fabric to safely land a base jump. I saved up for two years to get a gray one I’d seen on display at a clothing store in Berkeley. I was 6-foot-9, probably weighed 205 pounds, but no one said a thing.