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LeBron Opens School ForChallenged Youth In Ohio

New signing at Los Angeles Lakers of America in the NBA, LeBron James has shown that he can equally make a huge impact off the basketball court, as he does inside, by donating a school for challenged children at his roots in Ohio, USA. James has notched up NBA championships and MVP accolades over the years, but off this now ...

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Nwachukwu Charges South East teams ahead Of Qualifiers” Commends Abia Hosting

The South East Representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Osita Nwachukwu has charged the teams in the zone to brace up for the forth coming  Total Division 2 Basketball Zonal qualifiers billed for the city of Umuahia from the 17th – 23rd of August. Osita Nwachukwu who had earlier commended the teams that qualified from their ...

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D’Tigers Coach Prays For Availability Of Players

Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers coach, Alex Nwora has admitted that he is praying fervently that all his star players would be available for action in the forthcoming FIBA World Cup phase four qualifiers in Lagos. Nwora stressed in the wake of his side’s loss to USA at the PEAK International Championship in China that the availability of ...

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Total/NBBF Division 2 Take off In August

The Zonal Total/NBBF Division 2 tournament will commence on August 10, 2018. The decision is coming weeks after the conclusion of elimination matches between registered teams from states across Nigeria. According to the calendar released by the  Nigeria Basketball Federation secretariat, South West and North Central Zones will tip off action between the 10th and 16th of August in Abeokuta ...

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FIBA Reminds NBBF Of July 31st Deadline

World basketball governing body, FIBA have reminded the feuding groups in Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) about their July 31 deadline to fix a fresh election for the body. The election, which is to be conducted by FIBA, was ordered by the global body in a move to effect peace among personalities battling for the NBBF’s leadership. On July 6, FIBA ...

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D’Tigers’ Coach Reveals Game Plan For FIBA Qualifiers

Nigeria’s men’s senior basketball national team, D’Tigers coach, Alex Nwora has revealed some of the tactics he will use to ensure his side emerge victorious in their upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers, but admits it will all boil down to hard work by the entire squad. Added to hard work on and off the court, Nwora said better team chemistry ...

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D’Tigers Banks On Hardwork For Success

Head coach of the men’s national senior basketball team, Alex Nwora is banking on hard work and better team chemistry to improve the chances of his team qualifying for the FIBA 2019 world cup. He made this known after the team narrowly lost to world number 1, United States of America at the weekend in the finals of the PEAK ...

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FIBA Clear Lagos National Stadium For Qualifiers

International Basketball Federation(FIBA) have approved the sports hall of Lagos National Stadium, Surulere among venues to host the fourth round of the 2019 Men’s World Cup qualifiers between September 14 and 16. This is contained in a letter signed by FIBA General Secretary, Alphonse Bile and addressed to Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), granting the country rights to host part of ...

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D’Tigers Place Second At Invitational In China

Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers at the weekend ended up in second spot at the PEAK International Invitational tournament in China. Second spot came for D’Tigerson Sunday, after they lost 93-78 in the final of the competition, tagged Atlas Basketball Challenge, to United States of America, following a 73-72 win over Iran in the semi-final just 24 hours ...

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Lagos Gets FIBA Nod As 2019 World cup Qualifiers Host

Lagos has once again been picked as host of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers 4th round between the 14th and 16th of September. The decision to award the hosting the rights of the 4th window of the qualifiers was contained in a letter sent to the Nigeria Basketball Federation secretariat by FIBA Africa Secretary General, Alphonse Bile on ...

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