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Chicago Bulls Snatch Lakers’ Nwaba

NBA team, Chicago Bulls have claimed Nigerian-born free agent David Nwaba off waivers, after league rivals, Los Angeles Lakers waived him in order to free salary space to sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a one-year, $18 million deal. Nwaba was called up to The Lakers last season, after they were intrigued with his development and defensive abilities, following which he went ...

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First Bank, Dolphins Rule Zenith Bank League

First Bank and Dolphins Basketball Clubs of Lagos started the 4th stage of the Zenith Women Basketball League on a bright note in Ibadan on Saturday. The defending champion, First Bank were in devastating form as they whipped old rivals, First Deepwater 102-62 while Dolphins also defeated AHIP Queens 98-81. Both sides were yet to lose a match in the ...

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Oyedeji Tutors U-19 Players On Life Lessons At FIBA W/Cup 2017

Players at the FIBA U-19 Basketball World Cup 2017 were reminded that basketball is much more than just a game as they received important life lessons on a range of topics from two former long-time successful international star,including  Nigeria’s OLumide Oyedeji. Oyedeji who was joined by Boniface N’Dong of Senegal addressed all 16 teams in Cairo as ambassadors of the ...

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Basketball Star Busts Internet With Naked Photo

-Says Black Is Hot And Beautiful A Nigerian-American basketball player has caused serious buzz on the internet after posing completely naked for a Magazine. Nneka Ogwumike is a Nigerian American basketball player who plays forward for the Los Angeles Sparks. The young woman caused a stir recently when she posed nude for ESPN. Ogwumike will be one of 23 athletes ...

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NBA draft: D’Tigers Voigt Sees Bright Future For Nigeria

Five players of Nigerian descent were among the talented basketball players selected with the 2017 NBA Draft late on Thursday. The unprecedented number is just one year into the NBA got the national coach of Nigeria William Voigt quite excited and he reacted to the development in a sentence reports Extrasportsnigeria.com. Voigt who won Nigeria its first African cup has ...

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NBBF Elects New Board Till 2021

The Nigeria Basketball Federation on Monday elected members into the board that will run the affairs of the sports till 2021. Those elected are Tijjani Umar- president and North East rep, Olumide Oyedeji, Vice president and FIBA world rep, Alh Muktar Kaleh, FIBA Africa rep, Dr Joseph Adeyemo from Kwara, North Central rep, Mustapha Suleiman from Kano, North West rep, ...

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Basketball family shall be united once again- Musa Kida

As part of his election manifesto, Engineer Musa Kida has re-stated the need to unite the divided house of Basketball in Nigeria under one umbrella for effective coordination and development. Speaking at the weekend in Lagos, Kida revealed that the crisis which has troubled the sports in recent years has left so much to be desired and has really affected ...

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Hoopers survive late scare to beat Hoops & Read

Rivers Hoopers made it back to back wins in Lagos, surviving a late scare to beat newly promoted Hoops & Read 59-63 on Saturday. Ronald Alalibo scored 17 points and 4 rebounds, Emmanuel Balogun contributed 11 points and 7 rebounds in the game while Solomon Ajegbeyi missed out on his fifth double – double of the season falling short in ...

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Kida: NBBF Will Wear A New Face Under Me

The Presidential candidate for the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engineer Musa Kida has assured that that under his watch, the NBBF will put machinery in motion to ensure that the country realises its full potential in 3×3 basketball if elected. Kida believes the country has the potential to become a serious contender and champion at the world stage if the enabling ...

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Ondo, Lagos Join Other Champions at the National Finals of the 2017 Milo Basketball Championship

Akure, Nigeria: May 31, 2017 – Two schools, Greater Tomorrow International College, Akoko, Ondo State and Wesley Girls Secondary School, Lagos, have emerged champions at the just concluded Western Conference of the 2017 Milo Basketball Championship. Greater Tomorrow International College, Akoko, Ondo State won in the male category after defeating Greenlands Academy, Abeokuta, finishing 43 – 38. While in the ...

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