Kenyan basketball is quite popular especially among the youths. Kenya has produced some of leading basketball players of the USA based NCAA.
Kenya national team performed at it best in the mid 80s and mid 90s when they qualified for the African Basketball
Championship several times and even reached the Final Four in 1993 when Nairobi hosted the event.
This year 2019 the Morans did a splendid performance over Morocco in the FIBA AfroCan 2019 tournament in Bamako, Mali.Kenya beat Morocco 96-66 to book a slot in the final where they faced Democratic Republic of Congo who topped Angola 84-78.
Kenya lost in the finals to Congo by 61-82 defeat.