Nafis Ricks (188 cm, Missouri State´11) has linked up with Rio Claro Basquete in the Brazilian Paulista for the remainder of the season. The guard has been playing for Liga Sorocaba in the Brazilian NBB this season and picked up impressive averages from his two games. During those appearances the American hauled 15 points and grabbed 5 boards per games while he also added 4 assists and 1.5 blocks per game. He also played the 22 games for the team last season and averaged 17.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
Nafis Ricks has previously played in Finland for 1st Division club BC Jyvaskyla after he left Missouri State in 2011.