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BREAKING: NBA Suspends Season After Star Player Contracts Coronavirus

The NBA has suspended the current season "until further notice" after Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus according to multiple reports. The Athletic's Shams Charania reported that Gobert, the reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year, tested...

Coronavirus: Lebron James “Ain’t Playing” Without Fans As NBA Contemplates Closed Arenas

LeBron James will refuse to play if the Los Angeles Lakers had to stage games behind closed doors because of the coronavirus outbreak the superstar revealed after becoming the third player to reach 34,000 points in NBA history. The NBA...
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NBA Indefinitely Shifts Basketball Africa League Over Coronavirus Fears

The inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) season has been indefinitely postponed due to the increasing spread of coronavirus, NBA announced on Tuesday. BAL which is operated as a partnership with FIBA was slated to begin on March 13 in Dakar,...

BAL: Rivers Hoopers Add Egyptian And American To Roster

Three-time Nigerian champions Rivers Hoopers have fortified their squad ahead of their campaign in the Basketball Africa League by securing the signatures of American Billy Baptist and Egyptian Ahmed Hamdy Mohamed. The double signing follows the capture of American Kaylon...

BAL: Rivers Hoopers Sign American Kaylon Tappin

Nigeria’s representatives at the inaugural Basketball Africa League, Rivers Hoopers have signed American Kaylon Deshaun Tappin for the tournament which tips off in March. Tappin was a junior college standout at Arkansas State-Mid South in West Memphis, Arkadelphia (AR) in...

Kobe Bryant: NBA Icon’s Widow Sues Helicopter Company Over Fatal Crash

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against the operator of the helicopter that crashed on 26 January, killing the NBA icon and eight others. The suit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on the...

Kobe Bryant: NBA Icon Mourned By Wife Vanessa, NBA Legends At Emotional Memorial

Basketball legends past and present united with thousands of Kobe Bryant fans as Bryant's wife Vanessa paid a moving tribute to the transcendent NBA star and daughter Gianna at a memorial service in Los Angeles. Former Los Angeles Lakers shooting...

Tokyo 2020: Kida Eyes Medal Places For D’Tigers, D’Tigress

D'Tigers and D'Tigress have been set a target of finishing in the medal places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by Nigerian Basketball Federation president Musa Kida. Nigeria will have two national teams in the basketball event at an Olympics for...

New Orleans Pelicans Jahlil Okafor To Represent Nigeria At 2020 Tokyo Olympics

New Orleans Pelicans centre Jahlil Obika Okafor has reportedly agreed to represent Nigeria at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a twitter account affiliated to the national team announced on Monday. The 24-year-old 6'10 NBA player who is American by birth...

BAL: Rivers Hoopers Coach Confident Of Making Playoffs

Rivers Hoopers head coach Ogoh Odaudu has expressed confidence in his team’s chances of making it to the single-elimination playoffs of the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL). Hoopers were drawn alongside Patriots, Ferroviario de Maputo, US Monastir, Forces Armees et...

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Ekiti Athletes Chase Officials Out of Stadium During Protest

For the second day running, Ekiti State athletes continued their protest over the uncertainty surrounding their participation at the 2018 National Sports Festival billed to...

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