I went through Bara, Unicaja, Pamesa, Girona and Itosa Alicante. He won the World Bronze with Nowitzki (2002). The cause of his death was not immediately known.

Okulja in the quarter-finals of the play-offs in the third match of the ACB League.
Okulja in the quarter-finals of the play-offs in the third match of the ACB League.Rafael DiazEFE

Former German basketball player Ademola oculaja He died at the age of 46, according to the Big Basketball in Deutschland account. The cause of his death is unknown, but he has been battling cancer for many years.

A player who was a true legend in Germany, Bara or Unicaza de Malagar, came from Nigeria at the age of three and passed the one who represented him in numerous championships. He played a total of 172 international matches and captained the team between 1995 and 2007. He was also one of the important personalities of the team Dark Nowitzki And Patrick Femerling.

Okulaja participated in the 1995, 1997, 1999 and 2001 Eurobasket, as well as the 2002 World Cup in Indianapolis, where Germany won bronze.

A tumor in the spine

At club level, he has played for several important teams in his country, such as ALBA Berlin, Benetton Treviso, Khimki Moscow and Bros. Baskets. He has also played Spanish basketball for many years, most notably Cassadement Girona, Bara, Unicaja, Pamesa and Itosa Alicante. His time as a Barারa player was in the 2001-02 season, when he came to meet the rate. Pow gasolAfter his departure from the NBA.

In 2008, he was diagnosed with a spinal tumor and had to undergo one year of therapy. Okulaja will play one more season in the Bros. Baskets and will retire in 2010. After his playing career, he became an agent for German basketball stars Dennis Schroeder Y. Daniel Thiss.

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