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Slam Dunk as J. Cole Joins Rwanda's Patriots Basketball Club

J. Cole has reportedly signed with the Rwandan club team Patriots BBC and may hit the court as early as this Sunday.

American rapper J. Cole has recently signed with Rwandan basketball team, Patriots Basketball Club (Patriots BBC), according to ESPN's Marc J. Spear. News of the signing is reportedly set to be announced officially this Thursday with the team taking on the Nigeria River Hoopers the following Sunday. The game is part of the NBA's Basketball Africa League (BAL) which kicks off in Kigali, Rwanda on May, 16 after its inaugural season was postponed for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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