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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...

BAL: Rivers Hoopers Face Ferroviario In Opening Game

NBBF President Cup Champions Rivers Hoopers will face Mozambican League champions Ferroviario de Maputo in their opening game of the Basketball Africa League on 21 March in Monastir, Tunisia. The game marks the first of back-to-back games in Monastir for...

Basketball Africa League: Rivers Hoopers To Face Zamalek, 4 Others In Nile Conference

Nigeria’s representative at the inaugural edition of the Basketball Africa League, Rivers Hoopers have been drawn in the Nile Conference alongside Zamalek of Egypt, Union Sportive Monastirienne of Tunisia, Mozambique’s Ferroviario de Maputo, Forces Armes et Police Basketball (FAP)...

NBA All-Stars: Kawhi Leonard Wins Inaugural Kobe Bryant MVP Award As Team Lebron Edge...

Kawhi Leonard stole the show on the floor and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson took centre stage in an emotional pre-game ceremony on a night the NBA paid tribute to the late Kobe Bryant. Chicago's favourite son Anthony Davis sank...
D'Tigress Celebrate 2019 Afrobasket Win

Basketball: D’Tigress Jump Three Places In Latest FIBA Rankings

Nigeria's women's national basketball team, D’Tigress, jumped three places to 14th in the new rankings released by world basketball governing body FIBA on Thursday. The 2019 Afrobasket champions pooled 366.6 points to...

Luol Deng Named Basketball Africa League Ambassador

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today named two-time NBA All-Star and 2012 Olympian Luol Deng as BAL Global Ambassador. Following his retirement from an NBA career that spanned 15 years, Deng will help grow the BAL’s...

Ezinne Kalu Makes Olympic Qualifying Tournament All-Star Five

D'Tigress point guard Ezinne Kalu capped a fine personal showing at the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade with a place in the All-Star Five. Kalu averaged 16.0 points and 4.3...

Basketball: D’Tigress Confirm Tokyo 2020 Olympics Spot

Nigeria's women's basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday confirmed their place in the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo despite losing to host-Serbia in their second group game at the ongoing FIBA Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament 64-70 points.

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