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Read more D’Tigers Will Be Ready For Mali By Wednesday At Afrobasket, Brown Assures D’Tigers will be ready to make their Nigerian compatriots proud by Wednesday when they take on Mali at the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket in Kigali, team head coach Mike Brown assured on...... Read more Mike Brown To Lead D’Tigers To Afrobasket In Rwanda The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has appointed three-time former NBA winner with Golden State Warriors Mike Brown to lead the country’s team to the Afrobasket in Rwanda later this month. Brown,...... Read more Warriors’ Curry Gets 4-Year, $215m Contract Extension Two-time NBA MVP and three-time champion Stephen Curry has agreed to a four-year, $215 million contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, making him the first player in history to sign...... Read more Obama Joins NBA Africa As Strategic Partner Former President Barack Obama has joined NBA Africa as a strategic partner and minority owner, the NBA announced Tuesday. NBA Africa conducts the league's business on that continent, including most notably...... Read more USA Lose First Men’s Olympic Basketball Match Since 2004 A USA team led by 11-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant were beaten 83-76 by France in a huge Olympic basketball upset on Sunday. The French, with a team containing NBA players...... Read more Tokyo Olympics: Australia Tame D’Tigers In First Group Game   Nigeria’s D’Tigers suffered a 67-84 defeat to the Boomers of Australia in their first Group B preliminary game of the Tokyo Olympics at the Saitama Arena on Sunday. The News...... Read more D’Tigress Humbled By U.S Women Basketball Team In Friendly Match The Nigerian national women basketball team on Sunday could not hold their own against their U.S. counterparts as they lost 62-93 in a friendly at Las Vegas. In the game arranged...... Read more D’Tigers Raise Medal Hope As Tokyo Olympics et For Kick-Off The Nigerian D’Tigers basketball team’s stunning victories this past week in friendly matches with the United States and Argentina has pushed it further into the Olympic spotlight. D’Tigers beat the United...... Read more Nigeria’s D’Tigers Win Again, Beat Argentina 94-71 D’Tigers continued their preparation for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a dominating 94-71 win over fourth ranked Argentina in an exhibition in Las Vegas on Monday. Both teams were physical...... Read more Nigeria Name 8 NBA Players In Pre-Olympic Camp Nigeria have announced a 16-man training camp roster in advance of a trio of exhibition games in Las Vegas, where D'Tigers will face the United States on Saturday, Argentina on Monday,...... Read more Tokyo 2020: Ogwumike Sisters Make History As Nigeria Names Provisional Squad The Ogwumike sisters are on the threshold of history after the trio were listed in the 15-man provisional list submitted to the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) by Head Coach, Otis Hughley....... Read more Udoka Makes History As First Nigerian-American Head Coach In NBA Former Nigeria basketball international Ime Udoka has been named as the new coach of the Boston Celtics in the NBA. The 43-year-old was recruited by the Celtics’ outgoing head coach Brad...... Read more LeBron Blasts NBA As Playoff Injuries Mount Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James slammed the NBA on Wednesday as Clippers star Kawhi Leonard became the latest player forced out of the playoffs by injury. James took to Twitter...... Read more Sexual Harassment Case Consumes Basketball Chief Hamane Niang, the Malian president of basketball’s governing body in Africa, Fiba, has agreed to step aside as an investigation is held into allegations of systemic sexual harassment within the Mali...... Read more Zamalek Beat Monastir To Win First BAL Title Egypt’s Zamalek defeated US Monastir of Tunisia 76 - 63 to claim the inaugural Basketball Africa League Championship at Kigali Arena in Rwanda on Sunday. ESPN’s guide to all 12 Basketball...... Read more Miami Heat’s Oladipo Could Be Cleared For Full Contact In November After a second surgery in 28 months to repair his right quadriceps tendon, Miami Heat guard Victor Oladipo could be cleared to return to full-contact basketball as soon as November, orthopedic...... Read more Rapper J. Cole Stars As Rwanda’s Patriots Beat Nigeria’s Rivers Hoopers In Basketball Africa League Opening Game The inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) kicked off in Rwandan capital Kigali on Sunday, featuring 12 teams from across the continent. Rwanda’s Patriots beat Nigerian Rivers Hoopers 83-60 in the opening...... Read more Michael Jordan Rookie Sneakers Sell For $152,500 A pair of basketball legend Michael Jordan’s famous Air Jordans from his rookie season sold at auction for $152,500 on Wednesday, the star item in Sotheby’s first international dedicated sneaker sale....... Read more Us Rapper J Cole To Play In Basketball Africa League American rapper J Cole is set to play professional basketball for Rwandan side Patriots BBC. The team will play Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers on Sunday, opening the first ever Basketball Africa League...... Read more NBA’s Basketball Africa League To Debut May 16 The NBA’s new Basketball Africa League plans to make its long-awaited debut on May 16 in Kigali, Rwanda. The new league will include 12 teams from across Africa playing its inaugural...... Read more Player Dies Three Days After Playing In Tournament Just days after playing in the NCAA tournament, Oscar Frayer, a forward on the men's basketball team at Grand Canyon University, died Tuesday in a vehicle accident near Lodi, California, the...... Read more 12 Nigerians To Officiate In 2021/2023 FIBA Competitions Twelve Nigerians have been accredited to officiate in the 2021/2023 international basketball window. Afolabi Oni, the Media Coordinator of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. He...... Read more


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