We look out for long arms, speed, skill, Ujiri tells CNN
NBA’s first African-born vice president, Masai Ujiri recently spoke to CNN’s Marketplace Africa about his approach to the business and the future of basketball in Africa.
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.
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.
Masai Ujiri’s giants of Africa dream
Fifty-eight sweaty young men sat down in six rows on the floor of the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Saturday, August 12, listening to one of the most evocative messages they would ever hear.
Ujiri takes Giants of Africa camp to six countries
The camp dedicated to supporting the growth of basketball in Africa will hold in August and according to Giants of Africa, an organization founded by Ujiri, a Nigerian, the benefiting countries are Rwanda, Uganda...
Stakeholders need to be committed to improve basketball in Nigeria, says Ujiri
General Manager of Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri, believes the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) and all stakeholders in the game should pay more attention to players’ welfare and provide ...