Nigeria stuns USA in pre-Olympic basketball exhibition game
Nigeria stunned the United States in a pre-Olympic match on Saturday night in a game described as “one of the great upsets in international basketball history”. The 90-87 defeat, which came nine years after the former African champions lost by 83 points to the US at the 2012 Olympics in London, handed the Americans their…
Remmy XO: How music made me shun basketball
Since breaking on to the music scene with the hit single, Controlla in 2017, singer and songwriter, Remmy XO, has continued to gain traction with his style of music
Ekezie unveils basketball development academy in Lagos
Former NBA star, Obinna Ekezie, at the weekend unveiled the first African basketball development academy in Lagos. Ekezie said the academy, tagged Organised Basketball Network (OBN) Academy
Adamu Yola Ture Foundation, Nwora plan three-day basketball camp in Gombe
Aspiring basketballers in the North East zone have been presented an opportunity to learn from the masters following an agreement by the Adamu Yola Ture Foundation
We’re putting structures in place for efficient basketball leagues, says Kida
President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Ahmadu Musa Kida, has disclosed that the federation is working to ensure that the Premier Basketball League, Zenith Women’s League
Selfishness, greed killing Nigerian basketball, says Oyedeji
Former Captain of Nigeria Men’s Basketball team, (D’Tigers) Olumide Oyedeji, has called on stakeholders running its affairs in the country to come together and fashion out solutions to move the game forward.
James Harden recently violated the league’s health and safety protocols.
Three-time reigning NBA scoring champion James Harden will play for the virus-hit Houston Rockets when they open the season Saturday at Portland with only one player over the league minimum.
Dare predicts basketball revolution in Nigeria
The recent impressive performance of the national basketball team, D’Tigers, is an indication there will soon be a revolution in the development of the Nigerian game, Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare...