COURT INJUCTIONS HOLDS UP NIGERIA’S MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE
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COURT INJUCTIONS HOLDS UP NIGERIA’S MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced that holding the Men’s Premier League may not dunk off soon due to the ongoing suit brought against it by ‘Management…

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NIGERIA’S PIONEER SPORTS RADIO OWNER, LARRY IZAMOJE MAKES SPORTS ICON LIST
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NIGERIA’S PIONEER SPORTS RADIO OWNER, LARRY IZAMOJE MAKES SPORTS ICON LIST

Sports journalism received a rare honour in Nigeria as the pioneer owner of sports radio station in the country, Dr Larry Izamoje is named among the 60 sports…

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NIGERIA LOSES FIBA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE, SANGODEYI
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NIGERIA LOSES FIBA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE, SANGODEYI

The Nigerian basketball community has been thrown into mourning following the demise of the first Nigerian basketball player to be awarded sportsman of the year, Yomi Sangodeyi. Popularly…

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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO HONOUR 60 SPORTS ICONS THIS FRIDAY
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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO HONOUR 60 SPORTS ICONS THIS FRIDAY

All is now set to honour  60 Nigerian sports icons and  personalities that have won laurels  for  Nigeria  and those that have made meaningful  impact on sports development in…

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NIGERIANS EXCITED ABOUT BAM ADEBAYO’S D’TIGERS PROSPECT
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NIGERIANS EXCITED ABOUT BAM ADEBAYO’S D’TIGERS PROSPECT

Basketball fans in Nigeria are in frenzy over the prospects of having Miami Heats Centre, Femi ‘Bam’ Adebayo on the national team, D’Tigers. The 2017 NBA 17th draft who…

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NIGERIA’S CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, BURATAI BIDS KIDA FAREWELL AS PRESIDENT OF NBBF BOWS OUT OF SERVICE
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NIGERIA’S CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, BURATAI BIDS KIDA FAREWELL AS PRESIDENT OF NBBF BOWS OUT OF SERVICE

The bond between the Nigerian military and basketball displayed as the head of Nigerian Army paid tributes to the chieftain of basketball organization in Nigeria. The Nigerian Army…

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BAM! NIGERIAN-BORN AMERICAN BASKETBALLER, ‘BAM’ ADEBAYO HELPS MIAMI HEAT WIN OVER CELTICS
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BAM! NIGERIAN-BORN AMERICAN BASKETBALLER, ‘BAM’ ADEBAYO HELPS MIAMI HEAT WIN OVER CELTICS

Miami Heat beat Celtics 117-114 Tuesday night; great thanks to Nigerian-born American player, Edrice Femi “Bam” Adebayo. What a dramatic ending.  Jayson Tatum thought he had a dunk…

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BASKETBALL: NIGERIAN CENTRE MICHAEL OJO DIES OF HEART ATTACK
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BASKETBALL: NIGERIAN CENTRE MICHAEL OJO DIES OF HEART ATTACK

Nigerian basketball player Michael Ojo died of a heart attack during an individual training session in the Serbian capital on Friday (Aug 7), his former club Red Star…

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NBBF MOURNS AS FORMER D’TIGERS INVITEE, OJO DIES AT 27
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NBBF MOURNS AS FORMER D’TIGERS INVITEE, OJO DIES AT 27

Tributes have been flowing in from members of the Nigeria Basketball Federation after receiving the sad news of the sudden demise of Michael Olalekan Ojo. According to an…

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FLASHBACK: HAKEEM OLAJUWON WINS OLYMPIC GOLD WITH US DREAM TEAM
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FLASHBACK: HAKEEM OLAJUWON WINS OLYMPIC GOLD WITH US DREAM TEAM

On the same 2 August 1996 date that Chioma Ajunwa won gold in Long Jump at the Olympic Games, Nigeria-born Hakeem Olajuwon was a member of the gold-winning…

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REPORT ON KOBE BRYANT CRASH IS OUT
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REPORT ON KOBE BRYANT CRASH IS OUT

The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a hillside with former National Basketball Association star Kobe Bryant aboard may have been disoriented by thick fog shortly prior…

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NIGERIA CAN BE A TOP TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NATION, SAYS CENTRE AKHATOR
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NIGERIA CAN BE A TOP TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NATION, SAYS CENTRE AKHATOR

BY MICHAEL HOUSTON Nigerian centre Evelyn Akhator has said that she believes her women’s national basketball team can become a top 10 side internationally after a prominent rise…

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LATE NBA STAR KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA SHARES ‘I CAN’T BREATHE’ PHOTO
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LATE NBA STAR KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA SHARES ‘I CAN’T BREATHE’ PHOTO

Amid nationwide unrest over the death of George Lloyd, Vanessa Bryant shared a photo of her late husband Kobe wearing an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt. Her Instagram post…

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‘WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH’: MICHAEL JORDAN SPEAKS OUT ON DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD
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‘WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH’: MICHAEL JORDAN SPEAKS OUT ON DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

Basketball great Michael Jordan voiced outrage on Sunday (May 31) over the death of George Floyd,  a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white…

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NIGERIAN BASKETBALL OFFICIAL REJECTS COMPLAINTS OVER TOKYO 2020 SELECTION PROCESS
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NIGERIAN BASKETBALL OFFICIAL REJECTS COMPLAINTS OVER TOKYO 2020 SELECTION PROCESS

BY LIAM MORGAN. A senior official at the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has rejected complaints over the nation’s selection process for Tokyo 2020 and insisted places on the…

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KOBE BRYANT’S INDUCTION INTO THE BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME DELAYED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
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KOBE BRYANT’S INDUCTION INTO THE BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME DELAYED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Daily Mail has reported that there could be a delay in inducting Kobe Bryant into the Basketball Hall of Fame due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Boston Globe.  Bryant was…

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D’TIGERS STAR DISTRIBUTES COVID-19 RELIEF MATERIALS
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D’TIGERS STAR DISTRIBUTES COVID-19 RELIEF MATERIALS

D’Tigers player, Kelechi Anuna on Sunday donated Covid-19 relief materials to people in his home town, Mbieri in Imo state. The member of the 2017 silver winning Afrobasket…

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DATES CONFIRMED FOR 2023 FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP
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DATES CONFIRMED FOR 2023 FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

The 2023 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in The Philippines, Japan and Indonesia will be held from August 25 to September 10. Dates for the competition have…

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VANESSA BRYANT SUES LA COUNTY SHERIFF OVER KOBE CRASH SITE PHOTOS
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VANESSA BRYANT SUES LA COUNTY SHERIFF OVER KOBE CRASH SITE PHOTOS

Vanessa Bryant is suing the Los Angeles County sheriff’s department over unauthorised photographs of the scene at the helicopter crash that killed her husband, NBA legend Kobe Bryant,…

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FIBA TECHNICAL TRAINING POSTPONED INDEFINITELY
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FIBA TECHNICAL TRAINING POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), has announced the indefinite postponement of the 2020 FIBA Certification Course for its Table Officials earlier slated to commence on the 27th of April. This is…

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VANESSA BRYANT PAYS TOUCHING TRIBUTE TO ‘MY KING AND BEST FRIEND’ KOBE ON WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
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VANESSA BRYANT PAYS TOUCHING TRIBUTE TO ‘MY KING AND BEST FRIEND’ KOBE ON WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Vanessa Bryant celebrated the 19th anniversary of her wedding to her late husband, Kobe Bryant on Saturday (April 18) with a touching Instagram post. “My king, my heart,…

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