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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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Ogedengbe’s Rocks Get Fifth Seed

Nigerian-born Scotland-based basketball star, Tayo Ogedengbe and his pals at Glasgow Rocks wrapped up the fifth seed for the BBL play-offs with victory at Plymouth Raiders on the final day of the BBL Championship season on Sunday. Ogedengbe and Danny Huffor stepped up in the absence of club player-of-the-year Kieron Achara to share 63 points as the Scottish club outscored ...

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Oluyole Seek Victory In Lagos

-Coach Vows To Defeat Union Bank Oluyole Warriors basketball club chief coach, Yemi Abiodun says his team will be in Lagos for the week 3 DStv Premier Basketball League fixture to defeat their hosts, Union Bank Basketball Club, as they will not give their opponents any opportunity to have dominion over them. Abiodun told Sports Day that they had enough ...

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Ogedengbe Hits 23 For Rocks

Bristol Flyers could not hold on to their fourth quarter lead, as Glasgow Rocks stormed from behind to snatch a 97-91 victory on the road at WISE Basketball Arena in the BBL Championship, with Tayo Ogedengbe leading the way in points scoring. In the game that will be source of comments for a long while to come, Ogedengbe had a ...

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FIBA AFROBASKET 2015: Adoko Predicts Success For D’Tigers

A basketball instructor in National Institute of Sports (NISports), Lagos, Hassan Adoko has appreciated the current form of the Nigeria’s men’s basketball senior team, D’Tigers and is optimistic they will excel at the 2015 FIBA Africa Basketball Championship scheduled to hold in Tunisia in August. Adoko stated further in an exclusive interview with SportsDay that, not only will D’Tigers successfully ...

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Afrobasket Pits D’Tigers Against Hosts

–As Nigeria Face Tunisia, Uganda In Group A Nigeria’s senior male basketball team, D’Tigers have been pitted against former champions and host Tunisia in Group A of the 2015 FIBA Africa Basketball Championship scheduled to hold between August 19 and 30. At the draws which took place at the Carthage Acropolium in Tunis on Saturday, D’Tigers who are now the ...

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Oladipo Shows Great Promise

Orlando Magic’s backcourt is the brightest spot, if anything feels very certain with the Magic in this rebuild it is that this team sees a future in building around Elfrid Payton and Victor Oladipo. March was good to both guards and they are the ones controlling the ball and leading the team it would seem, but the trick in rebuilding ...

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