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Antetokounmpo Targets Regular Three Pointers

Milwaukee Bucks of America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) Nigerian-born star, Giannis Adetokunbo (Antetokounmpo) has set for himself a target of shooting more from range and getting a larger chunk of three-pointers for his team in the coming season. Despite being named most valuable player last season, Antetokounmpo says he wants …

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D’Tigress Will Be Ready For Olympics Qualifiers – Kida

The president of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engineer Ahmed Musa-Kida has issued a declaration that the female senior national team, D’Tigress will be ready to take on all-comers at the upcoming Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Speaking against the backdrop of critical comments that trailed the NBBF over shoddy welfare …

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Eric Tasks NBBF, Sports Ministry On Ideal Preparations

Turkey-based basketball player, Michael Eric has urged Nigeria’s sports authorities to ensure they give the national team, D’Tigers the best form of preparations for next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Eric was ecstatic after D’Tigers defeated host China 86-73 points yesterday in the classification game of the 2019 FIBA …

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Zenith Bank Women’s League: First Bank, Nigerian Army Remain Unbeaten

Action continues in the 2019 Zenith Bank sponsored Women’s Basketball League as teams battle for places in the National conference phase. On day one of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League, defending champions, First Bank of Lagos  pummeled less fancied, Ogun Babes, 110-30 points at the South West Conference in Ibadan. …

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National Basketball Association (NBA) and OCP Group Announce Multiyear Partnership to expand Jr. NBA Programming In Morocco, Rwanda

The OCP Group (OCP) (www.OCPGroup.ma), a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) Tuesday announced a new, multiyear partnership to expand Jr. NBA programs, teach life skills and build new basketball courts in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco and in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, while …

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