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Lautier-Ogunleye Shines In Paris

Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye was part of a select team that represented the UK in a House of Hoops ’3on3′ tournament in Paris. The tournament, coinciding with Quai 54, launched the new House of Hoops legacy court in the French capital. Dwayne, alongside other talented Brits, Jamell Anderson, Myles Hesson and Conner Washington, came together for a special weekend reaching the final ...

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Age Doesn’t Affect Me –Awojobi

Former national player, Tunji Awojobu has revealed that his love for basketball and the way he takes care of himself keep him active in the dunk and slam game despite his age. The 42 year old former NBA player told Sports Day that the sportl is a lovely game and for a player to have success he has to give ...

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Sobogun Rates Dstv Basketball League

.Says It Is The Best In Africa Oluyole Warriors Basketball coach, Taye Sobogun has rated DStv Premier Basketball League as the best in Africa as none of the countries in Africa has been able to meet up to the level of the league in the continent. The coach who assisted Lagos Islanders coach, Erin Folami in the just concluded DStv ...

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DStv PBL: Islanders Wipe Oluyole At Landmark Centre

Islanders’ basketball club of Lagos was in splendid form last Friday when it hosted Oluyole Warriors basketball club of Ibadan at the Landmark Centre on Victoria Island, Lagos with an emphatic 93-60 point’s victory. Islanders opened the week-8 pairing of the DStv Premier Basketball League with a 26-08 points first quarter win but peep talk from the bench of the ...

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Savannah Win DStv All Star Game

Savannah Conference All Stars won their 2nd straight DStv Premier Basketball league AllStar game, with a flamboyant display of long range shots, Alley hoops and high octane Slam dunks to make the conference the 2015 winner of the DStv All Star Game. Powered by reigning All Star MVP Abubakar Usman’s 31 points off seven, 3 points shot and Kano Pillars ...

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Onishola Seeks Revenge Against Customs

-Following 54-50 Implosion In Lagos -Ready For Reverse Fixture In Ilorin Kwara Falcons of Ilorin coach, Steve Onishola has assured that the club would not allow a repeat of what happened in their last game when they lost their chance to defeat their hosts, Customs of Lagos on Friday. Falcons were unable to hold to their space, the hosts capitalized ...

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Oniya Believes In Union Bank

-Downplays Imp[act Of His Long Absence Former Union Bank Basketball captain, Obum Onyia has disproved his absence in the team for almost a year as the reason for his side’s sloppy start in the 2015 DStv Basketball Premier League. The basketball player who played his first game of the season on Friday reveals that all what is taking place in ...

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Erinfolami Advocates Better Sponsorship Drive

-Sues For Professionalism In Marketing Coach Lateef Erinfolami of Lagos Islander Basketball Club has attributed the slothful growth of basketball in Nigeria to lack of professionalism in sourcing for sponsors. The coach believes the success the game enjoys in the developed world is due to the encouragement it gets from different companies that put money into the sport and make ...

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Nomigo Reveals Warriors’ Success Secrets

-Says Hard Work, Discipline Help Dodan Lads Dodan Warriors coach, Chris Nomigo has ascribed the brilliant performance of his side in the 2014/2015 DStv Nigerian Premier Basketball League to discipline and hard work as the final stage of Atlantic Conference is their target. The leaders of the league have played four matches and were only defeated in their last encounter ...

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Onisola Applauds League Improvement

Kwara Falcons Basketball Club chief coach, Steve Onisola has lauded the improvement witnessed in the DStv Premier Basketball League. Onisola told SportsDay at Lagos National Stadium, after his side’s encounter with Union Bank of Lagos, that players participating in the 2015 edition of the league are better than what was witnessed last season. The coach gave kudos to DStv for ...

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