Nigeria D’Tigress To Begin 2023 FIBA Afrobasket Title Defence Against Egypt

June 10, 2023

The draws for the 2023 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket that will be hosted by Rwanda have been conducted in Maputo, Mozambique, reports.   Hosts Rwanda are in Group A alongside Angola and will be joined by the winner of the Zone 3 qualifying tournament in which Guinea (a Zone 2 member) will compete.   Except […]

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FIBA ranks D’Tigers No.1 in Africa, 19th globally

March 8, 2023

Despite missing out on the FIBA World Cup, Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, retained their position as the number one team on the continent and 19th in the world in the latest FIBA World rankings. At the recently concluded window of the African qualifiers for the World Cup in Luanda, D’Tigers won two games, defeating […]

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FIBA World Cup Dream Over! D’Tigers lose Ticket to Cape Verde

February 27, 2023

Angola defeated resurgent D’Tigers 65-59 in their group E FIBA African World Cup qualifier played on Sunday night, report. D’Tigers redeemed the slim hope of picking one of the five African tickets to the World Cup when they defeated group E table toppers, Ivory Coast (72-63) and Guinea (62-59) in their first two games in […]

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NBBF Releases D’Tigers 12-man List For World Cup Qualifying Battle

February 22, 2023

The Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF on Tuesday released the final 12-man D’Tigers lineup to the African zone 2023 FIBA World Cup last qualifying window to be held in Angola, understand. The twelve players consists of home-based basketball players. The head coach of the team, Ogo Dauda has released the final team list for the […]

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BAL: Kwara Falcons listed among 12 teams, as Basketball Africa confirms teams, conferences

February 13, 2023

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) on Monday announced Nigeria representative Kwara Falcons among the top 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the 2023 BAL season, has gathered. The 12 teams include defending BAL champion US Monastir (Tunisia) and five other teams returning from the 2022 season. Kwara Falcons will […]

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D’Tigers On Verge Of Missing Out On World Cup Qualifiers Due to Funding Shortages

January 27, 2023

Nigeria’s Men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, face an uncertain future as the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is struggling to secure funding for the team’s participation in the final window of the 2023 FIBA Men’s World Cup Qualifier in Luanda, Angola. With less than 25 days until the qualifier, the NBBF is yet to receive any funds […]

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Basketball Africa League retains same format for 2023

December 15, 2022

The season of the 2023 Basketball Africa League (BAL) will tip off on March 11 in Senegal, the organizers revealed yesterday, understand. Senegal, Egypt and Rwanda are the three countries listed to host this year’s championship. The 2023 BAL season will feature top 12 club teams from 12 African countries playing a total of […]

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Oyedeji reelected as Nigerian Olympian Association President

November 4, 2022

Former Captain of Team Nigeria, Olumide Oyedeji, has been returned as the President of the Nigerian Olympian Association at its Elective Congress held in Akure, the Ondo State capital, reports. The election of the new executive, to be led by the former NBA star, was described by the congress as a milestone. It is […]

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NBA Recap: Antetokounmpo and Holiday help the Bucks remain undefeated; as 76ers, Raptors secure outright win

November 1, 2022

Big performances from Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jrue Holiday and Brook Lopez carried the Milwaukee Bucks to a 110-108 victory against the Detroit Pistons on Monday. With their win, the Bucks are now 6-0, and the NBA’s last remaining unbeaten team. Two-time MVP Antetokounmpo led the way with a game-high 31 points on 12-of-23 shooting, and he […]

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NBA Recap: Bucks maintain perfect start to season as Lakers, Magic maintain 100% loss record

October 27, 2022

2021 NBA champions Milwaukee Bucks claimed their third win in three games this season as they defeated the Brooklyn Nets 110-99 to condemn them to a third defeat of the season. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the scoring for the Bucks with 43 points and 14 rebounds. Kevin Durant scored 33 points for the Nets, reports. […]

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