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D’Tigers Get a Good Start Defeating Uganda at FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

  Nigeria”s D’Tigers got off with a good start at the second round of the FIBA World Cup Qualifying Series with a resounding victory over Uganda. All the D’Tigers needed was back to back 3 pointers from their leader and captain Ike Diogu to settle their nerves in front of a boisterous home crowd at

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Kwese Sports Prospect Camp Lights up Kaduna

The city of Kaduna has been full of activities for the past 3 days as it hosted the maiden edition of the Kwese Sports  prospect camp. The camp is a youth development initiative and is targeted at grassroots basketball players 19-year old and below. National basketball team coaches, including Scott Nnaji, Ayinla Johnson, Adeka Daudu

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Nigeria’s Deola D’brown Folarin Lands in Darwin to Win Basketball Fans

Deola D’brown Folarin has built a big following of basketball fans all around the world. In 2013 the 28 year old from Nigeria helped organize an NBA all-stars Versus Asian all stars game featuring legends Dennis Rodman and Laterell Sprewell in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. His Megatera company promotes 3 on 3 games all around the

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Nigeria Claim the Silver Medal of the AfroBasket

TUNIS (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) – Tunisia claimed their second FIBA AfroBasket title after beating Nigeria 77:65 in Saturday’s Final in Tunis, Tunisia. Nigeria’s D’Tigers put up an impressive performance all through the tournament and in the finals. A little bit of slack on Nigeria’s defense in the 3rd quarter saw Tunsia come from behind to cut

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D’Tigers Defeat Lions of Cameroon to Book a Semi Final Slot in the Afrobasket

Nigeria”s D’Tigers came off a defeat from their privious game against Congo DR to grab an important win against the Lions of Cameroon to book a slot in the semi finals of the 2017 Afrobasket championship.  The game was a transition encounter as both teams came at each other trying to make sure they take

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DR Congo shock reigning Champions Nigeria

TUNIS (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) – Democratic Republic of Congo point guard Myck Kabongo is relishing his side victory over FIBA AfroBasket title holder. In Sunday’s Group A final game, Kabongo inspired his team to a historic 83-77 win over Nigeria at the Omnisport des Rades, on the outskirts of Tunis. Kabongo became a game-changer for

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Kano Pillars are Champions of the Kwese Premier Basketball League

Kano Pillars Basketball Club  defeated Gombe Bulls 74-54 last night to retain the Kwese Sports Premier Basketball League title. The match, which was played at the Indoor sports hall of the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, was watched by a large number of basketball enthusiasts. In a towering display of skills and experience, Kano Pillars

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NIGERIAN BORN MICHAEL NZEI NAMED TO NABC HONORS COURT

Kansas City, Mo. – Junior Michael Nzei(Makurdi, Nigeria) of the Seton Hall men’s basketball team has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court, which recognizes men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season, the organization announced Tuesday. In order to qualify for the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be

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MASAI UJIRI AND GIANTS OF AFRICA TO RUN CAMPS IN 6 AFRICAN COUNTRIES THIS SUMMER

TORONTO, ON (July 18, 2017) Giants of Africa, the organization founded by Toronto Raptors President, Masai Ujiri, today announced it will conduct basketball camps in six countries across Africa in August. Dedicated to supporting the growth of basketball in Africa, Giants of Africa will host skills camps in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Senegal

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Defenders Suffers Back to Back Defeat in the Hands of Mark Mentors

As the battle to quality for the final 6 spot of the Savannah Conference in the 2017 Kwesé Premier Basketball League intensifies, Defenders suffer yet another defeat to Mark Mentors. Mark Mentors, armed with an encouragement from their last win over the para-military team on July 13, 2017 ,they fought hard to maintain their superiority

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