J Cole is following his hoops dreams. Cole is expected to play for the Rwanda Patriots BBC in the inaugural season of the Basketball Africa League, sources told The Athletic. J. Cole arrived in Rwanda two days ago and is in the midst of quarantining in order to play in the 12-team league.
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Sources: American rap star J. Cole is signing a deal in the Basketball Africa League with Rwanda's Patriots B.B.C. J. Cole will play 3-to-6 games, the first of which on Sunday vs. Nigeria.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 10, 2021
.@JColeNC has always been a bucket 💦
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) May 10, 2021
The Rwanda Patriots will play in the first BAL game Sunday against the Nigeria River Hoopers.
The New Times Rwanda originally broke the J. Cole news, showing video of him in Rwanda.
J. Cole is in Rwanda and could play for Rwandan club, Patriots in the upcoming Basketball Africa League.
He is on the club's roster for the competition according to New Times Rwanda. pic.twitter.com/tevEjcNNPN
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) May 9, 2021
Next stop NBA for Cole?
First we’ll see how he fares in the Africa League.
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