Ujiri wants sports technocrat as ministry’s head
President of basketball operations, Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri has urged the Federal Government to ensure that the Ministry of Sports is headed by a sports technocrat...
For Masai Ujiri, the right leadership is key for growth
Not many people in the world have led a sports franchise to win a major trophy. No African has been as successful on the global stage like Masai Ujiri has in leading...
Ujiri sure NBA champions Raptors will re-sign Leonard
Toronto Raptors President, Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NBA champions can re-sign the superstar, reports Reuters.
Raptors exec Ujiri says will stay in Toronto
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he'll stay with the club to vie for another NBA championship, and he believes star forward Kawhi Leonard will, too.
Ujiri goes from Nigerian boyhood to become NBA Raptors boss
Masai Ujiri, who only discovered basketball as a teen growing up in Nigeria, made the crucial decisions that lifted the Toronto Raptors from NBA disappointment to title contender.
Masai Ujiri’s big leap and the NBA’s African digital push
“If you don’t want to dream big, then there’s no dream at all.” – Masai Ujiri This week the Toronto Raptors begin a historical attempt at winning the NBA Finals title at the expense of the Golden State Warriors. It is the first time in the 24-year history of the Canada-based franchise that they have…
Nigerian basketballers need more competitions to grow, says Ujiri
Co- founder of Giants of Africa (GOA) basketball programme, Masai Ujiri has called on the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) and corporate bodies to organise more championships for youths aspiring to become stars in the dunking game, saying lack of competitions has stunted the country’s growth in the game.
Ujiri tops list of coaches for Giants of Africa Nigerian camp
Originator of the Giants of Africa basketball talents hunt, Masai Ujiri will lead the cast of illustrious coaches for the Nigerian leg of the programme slated to run in Lagos from August 21 to 25.
Giants of Africa to celebrate 15th year across seven countries, says Ujiri
Giants of Africa, the not-for-profit co-founded by Toronto Raptors president, Masai Ujiri on Wednesday announced they would visit seven countries across the African continent this August as part of its 15th anniversary celebrations.