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Stan Okoye Sets Sight On Olympics, 2022 Afrobasket Glory (AUDIO)

D'Tigers swingman Stanley Okoye says Nigeria can get a podium finish at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Okoye who was an integral part of Nigeria's 2015 basketball team that won the country's first-ever Afrobasket title in Tunisia believes...

“Closer To The End Than The Beginning” – D’Tigers Captain Ike Diogu Mulls Retirement...

D'Tigers captain Ike Diogu says his journey with the national basketball team is much closer to the end than the beginning with retirement likely next year. In a nostalgia-filled chat with Nigeria Basketball Federation Media, the 2017 Afrobasket Most Valuable...
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NBBF Announces Deferment of FIBA Certification Course

FIBA's 2020 Certification Course has been indefinitely postponed according to the Secretary-General of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Afolabi-Oluwayemi Olabisi. NBBF Table Officials are meant to participate in the training. However, with the widespread of coronavirus pandemic across the globe, it was...
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Basketball: NBBF To Pursue Foreign-born Players For National Teams

The Nigerian Basketball Federation says it would maintain an open-door policy which would see the best players around the world who are eligible and want to represent Nigeria given a chance. Reacting to news reports suggesting that Brooklyn Nets guard...
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Spencer Dinwiddie: U.S. NBA Star Acquires Nigerian Passport

Nigerian-American and Brooklyn Nets Guard Spencer Dinwiddie has confirmed his intention to acquire a Nigerian passport so as to be eligible to play for the D’Tigers at the 2021 Summer Olympics Games. The Athletic first reported about Dinwiddie’s intentions to...

NBBF Mourns Passing Of Basketballer Deborah Onu

One of the rising prospects in the Nigerian basketball scene, Deborah Onu has succumbed to the cold hands of death in the early hours of Saturday at an Abuja based hospital due to complications from tuberculosis of the spine. The...

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...

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Rohr, Oshoala Make CAF Award Shortlist

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, and Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala have made the CAF Award shortlist for the 2017 AITEO CAF Awards. The...

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