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31 May 2019
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.
31 May 2019
“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…
1 Feb 2019
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.
27 Aug 2018
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.
13 Aug 2018
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.
27 Jul 2018
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.
1 Sep 2017
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.
28 Aug 2017
The Toronto Raptors’ manager in the famous NBA has been running the camp with some of his friends, including his former coach in Kaduna, an American, Oliver Johnson, who is better known in basketball circles as OBJ.
20 Jul 2017
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...
29 Aug 2016
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 ...
18 Aug 2016
The 13th edition of Top 50 Giants of Africa Basketball camp, dunked off yesterday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.According to organizers of the event...


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