Qaddafi's Point Guard
The Incredible Story of a Professional Basketball Player Trapped in Libya's Civil War
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Rodale Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $26.99|
| Book Description: |
A Nigerian native who emigrated to the United States at age 11, Alex Owumi's exploits on the basketball court led him to a successful career as a small college player. Undrafted by the NBA, Owumi pursued his pro basketball dream overseas, eventually signing with Al-Nasr of Libya, a state-run athletic club privately funded by the family of then-Libyan president Muammar Qaddafi.
Owumi's tenure with Al-Nasr was interrupted by the Libyan uprising and resulting civil war....