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Kanu’s Centre To Host Basketball Clinic

Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu is set to venture into basketball promotions, as his sports centre in Aladinma area of Owerri, Imo State will host a five-day clinic on enhanced development of the game. The clinic, which has been described as another part of Kanu’s efforts in support of sports development in Nigeria and giving back to the community, ...

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Curry Cruises Back From Knee Injury

American basketball ace, Stephen Curry is set for a dramatic return to duty with Golden State Warriors inn the coming days, following a spell out with injury. Curry, who has missed 13 games since suffering a severe left knee ligament sprain on March 23, was examined Friday by team doctors who updated the star guard’s condition and prognosis. The two-time ...

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Diogu Shifts Focus To FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers captain, Ike Diogu has turned his total attention towards helping the team grab a ticket to the FIBA Basketball World Cup, after failing to lead the squad to glory at the Commonwealth Games. The Nigerians lost their first game to New Zealand, second to Canada and final group game to Australia. The team also ...

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New Zealand Shock D’Tigers In Australia

Nigeria’s men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers were on Friday heavily beaten by largely unfancied New Zealand in their first game at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, as the former African champions lost 110-65 in the men’s preliminary round Pool A. Azuoma Dike led the way for the D’Tigers with 15 points, six rebounds and one assist while Diogu hit 12 points ...

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D’Tigers Ready For Canada After Bad Fall To New Zealand

D’Tigers of Nigeria fell to New Zealand in their first game of the XXI Commonwealth Games holding in Australia by 65points to 110. New Zealand dominated and won all the quarters on a night that the Ike Diogu captained side will want to forget in a hurry as they focus on the next game against North American side, Canada on ...

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Adelanwa So Sure Of D’Tigers At Gold Coast 2018 Games

Former National Basketball Coach, Alabi Adelanwa has tipped Nigeria’s D’Tigers to qualify from its group at the Gold Coast  2018 Commonwealth Games which kicks-off this Wednesday on 4th of April  at Gold Coast in Australia, despite the leadership crisis rocking Nigeria Basketball  Federation . The Veteran tactician in a recent exclusive chat with Sports Day in Abeokuta, expressed confidence that ...

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NBBF Secretary States Procedure For Fresh Election

Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) secretary-general, Chimezie Asiegbu has explained that the body’s fresh election will be conducted as soon as a new constitution was drafted. Asiegbu stressed that it is only proper for the NBBF to fully comply with the directive of the International Basketball Federation. FIBA in a letter to the NBBF directed that a  fresh election be conducted ...

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Trump Just Made It Harder For Baseball To Trade

The Houston Astros won the 2017 World Series after going all-in to acquire Justin Verlander. If they hope to repeat in 2018, the team could hesitate on pulling the trigger on another blockbuster move. That’s all due to a change in the new tax law, Major League Baseball teams may be taxed more when they acquire big contracts in trades. ...

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Ogoke-Ejiogu Relishes Spanish B’Ball Play-off Spot

Celta Vigo of Spain women’s basketball star, Sarah Ogoke-Ejiogu has expressed joy over her team’s qualification for the Spanish Women Basketball League second division promotion play-off. The former Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto joined the Spanish side in the 2015/2016 season is also hoping to carry her form to the World Cup in Spain in September 22 to 30. She ...

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Umar, Kida Welcome FIBA’s Peace Moves, New Election

The factional leaders in the tussle for control of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Tijanni Umar and Musa Kida have both accepted terms rolled out Thursday by Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) for fresh election that would bring peace to the giants’ sport. Although Kida initially felt reluctant to accept the peace resolution, Umar said he would obey the decision ...

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