D’Tigers continue flawless journey to China
Expectations are high as D’Tigers, led by seasoned head coach, Alex Nwora, returned to the country to continue their perfect start on the road to China. The match is scheduled for the National Stadium, Surulere between June 29 and July 1. Nigeria’s national basketball team joined FIBA in 1964. Due to the steady increase in…
Before Kobe Bryant And Michael Jordan, There Was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a retired American professional basketball player who was born on April 16, 1947. He played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers his career as a centre, Abdul-Jabbar was a record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a…
No room for mercenaries in 2018 NOGIG, says organisers
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the 2018 Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Games (NOGIG) says it has put the machinery in place to ensure that only genuine staffers compete in the Games. The 17th edition of the Games will hold in Lagos from Sunday, February 18 to 24. The LOC chairman, Aminu Zaria said…
Erinfolami seeks to consolidate on Kwara Falcons’ recent successes with continental outing
Kwara Falcons’ new coach Lateef Erinfolami says he wants to consolidate on the club’s recent successes by ensuring they play on the continent as soon as possible. “The thinking of a coach or a new management is to improve on what is on ground. “I definitely want to improve on what I met on the…
Nigeria to face Australia, New Zealand, Canada
Nigeria has been grouped alongside Australia, New Zealand and Canada in the basketball event of the XXI Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast 2018.
Argentina shoot down Nigeria in basketball
Perennial medal contenders Argentina eased past Nigeria 94-66 in each team's Rio Olympic debut as Facundo Campazza scored 19 points on 5-of-8 shooting from three-point territory.
Nnaji advises ministry on visas for Nigerian stars
National women basketball coach, Scott Nnaji, has called on the sports ministry to find a way of getting foreign missions, whose countries are hosting international competitions ...
Yejide Grammar School, others in Nestle Milo secondary school basketball semis
Yejide Grammar School Ibadan, Government Secondary School, Gboko, Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja and Wesley Senior Girls Secondary School, Lagos, have qualified for the semifinals ...
Honeywell seeks government support for basketball
Managing Director, Honeywell Flour Mills Plc, Mr. Lanre Jaiyeola, has solicited government continuous support for basketball, saying private initiative in this sector is not enough to take the sport to its desired level.