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Nia Long 5 things to know about actress' Nigerian fiancé, Ime Udoka

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Nia Long and fiance, Ime Udoka

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Ime Udoka and Nia Long have dated since 2010 and share two sons but who is he?

Hollywood actress Nia Long is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Ime Udoka but here is what you didn't know about her 6 ft 6 tall sportsman.

  1. Ime Udoka is a Nigerian-American former professional basketball player. He played internationally with the Nigeria national basketball team before leaving for USA.

  2. Udoka was born in Nigeria and he's father is of Akwa Ibom descent, while his mom was an American from Illinois. She died in 2011.

  3. The 37-year-old sportsman is 7 years younger than his bride-to-be and actress Nia Long (44) whom he's dated since 2010. They share two sons, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II and Kez Sunday Udoka.

  4. He was called up to play with three major NBA teams including, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs but was waived after playing few games.

  5. He's currently the assistant coach at the San Antonio Spurs, a job he picked up in august 2012. Udoka won his first championship after the Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in the 2014 NBA Finals 4 games to 1.

 

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