D’TIGERS’ RISE IN RANKING IS HIGHLY REWARDING, SAYS MUSA KIDA
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D’TIGERS’ RISE IN RANKING IS HIGHLY REWARDING, SAYS MUSA KIDA

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida has described the recent rise in world ranking of his men’s team as highly rewarding. D’Tigers, Nigeria’s men’s team, moved up…

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ZENITH BANK CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS NOW IN ROUND OF 16
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ZENITH BANK CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS NOW IN ROUND OF 16

Sixteen teams have qualified for the National Conference Phase of the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League after the conclusion of the group games across four venues. Nigerian Army…

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NIGERIA’S 3×3 FIBA AFRICA NATIONS CUP TEAMS BEGIN CAMPING IN ABUJA
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NIGERIA’S 3×3 FIBA AFRICA NATIONS CUP TEAMS BEGIN CAMPING IN ABUJA

Nigeria’s men and women’s 3×3 teams and the under 18 boys and girls have commenced camping at the Package B of the National Stadium, Abuja in preparation for…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS RANKED 17TH AT FIBA WORLD CUP
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS RANKED 17TH AT FIBA WORLD CUP

With the final match of FIBA 2019 World Cup decided, the full classification of all the teams have emerged. Nigeria’s D’Tigers who crashed out of medal zone after…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION ASSURES SPONSORS OF MAXIMUM MILEAGE
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION ASSURES SPONSORS OF MAXIMUM MILEAGE

In the light of the continued successes of its national teams on the international scene, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has assured prospective sponsors of media mileage and global…

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VIDEO: SPAIN RECAPTURE FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP TITLE IN CHINA
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VIDEO: SPAIN RECAPTURE FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP TITLE IN CHINA

Spain completed their undefeated run at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China with a 95-75 victory against Argentina in the Final to capture the Naismith Trophy at the…

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FRANCE BAG BACK-TO-BACK FIBA WORLD CUP THIRD-PLACE FINISH
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FRANCE BAG BACK-TO-BACK FIBA WORLD CUP THIRD-PLACE FINISH

France got the better of Australia, 67-59, in a see-saw encounter in the Third-Place Game at the Beijing Wukesong Arena to bag their second consecutive top three finish at…

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AMERICAN BASKETBALL STAR, KOBE BRYANT ADMITS; ‘WORLD HAS CAUGHT UP WITH US”
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AMERICAN BASKETBALL STAR, KOBE BRYANT ADMITS; ‘WORLD HAS CAUGHT UP WITH US”

BY MIKE ROWBOTTOM The rest of the basketball world has caught up with the United States, according to one of the game’s superstars, Kobe Bryant. Speaking in Beijing…

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MOUNTAIN OF FIRE AND MIRACLES AGAIN UNSURMOUNTABLE IN AKURE
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MOUNTAIN OF FIRE AND MIRACLES AGAIN UNSURMOUNTABLE IN AKURE

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Women Basketball club of Lagos have breezed through the second phase of the Women’s Premier League without defeat in the four matches…

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NBBF THANKS PRESIDENT BUHARI, DARE FOR WORLD CUP EXPLOIT
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NBBF THANKS PRESIDENT BUHARI, DARE FOR WORLD CUP EXPLOIT

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has thanked the President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare after the D’Tigers booked a place in the…

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CHINA BASKETBALL CHIEF, YAO MING TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS TO NIGERIA
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CHINA BASKETBALL CHIEF, YAO MING TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS TO NIGERIA

Chinese Basketball Association president Yao Ming said he would take all the responsibility for China’s poor performance in the FIBA Basketball World Cup. “Me!” Yao said immediately after…

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IRAN JOINS NIGERIA EARN DIRECT ENTRY INTO OLYMPICS AS TUNISIA CRASH OUT
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IRAN JOINS NIGERIA EARN DIRECT ENTRY INTO OLYMPICS AS TUNISIA CRASH OUT

Fights for the carrot of Olympic qualification ruled Sunday night. China lost a blockbuster game 86-73 to Nigeria in qualification round of Group M, seeing Iran progress into…

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VIDEO: HOW NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TAMED ASIAN TIGERS
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VIDEO: HOW NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS TAMED ASIAN TIGERS

Nigeria disappointed China 86-73 in classification round Group M of the FIBA World Cup, winning a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics. With Iran beating the Philippines 95-75 in…

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS SNATCH OLYMPIC TICKET FROM ASIAN TIGERS’ BROTHER’S JAWS
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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS SNATCH OLYMPIC TICKET FROM ASIAN TIGERS’ BROTHER’S JAWS

It was a blockbuster, but the Nigerian D’Tigers prevailed, snatching a decisive 86-73 victory from semi-Asian Tigers, China on Sunday afternoon. The victory over the hosts, in one…

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VIDEO: CHINA AND NIGERIA’S FIGHT FOR THE OLYMPICS SETS UP BLOCKBUSTER CLASH
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VIDEO: CHINA AND NIGERIA’S FIGHT FOR THE OLYMPICS SETS UP BLOCKBUSTER CLASH

Even though their FIBA Basketball World Cup dreams are over, China and Nigeria have plenty to play for in a blockbuster game on Sunday. The teams will play their final…

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VIDEO: WE HAVE JUST BEGUN SAYS NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL BOSS, MUSA KIDA
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VIDEO: WE HAVE JUST BEGUN SAYS NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL BOSS, MUSA KIDA

The Nigeria Basketball Federation President, Engr Musa Kida has assured Nigerians of more international laurels with what is left of the current board’s mandate. Speaking on the eve…

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VIDEO: OLYMPIC GAMES’ TICKET IN VIEW AS NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS FACE HOSTS, CHINA AT FIBA WORLD CUP
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VIDEO: OLYMPIC GAMES’ TICKET IN VIEW AS NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS FACE HOSTS, CHINA AT FIBA WORLD CUP

Ahead of Sunday’s game against host-China, D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora has noted that grinding out a win is achievable but will not come easy. With just one…

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D’TIGERS’ AL-FAROUK VOTED MAN OF THE MATCH IN IVORIAN ENCOUNTER
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D’TIGERS’ AL-FAROUK VOTED MAN OF THE MATCH IN IVORIAN ENCOUNTER

It was yet another impressive performance from D’Tigers as they defeated their fierce West African rivals, Cote d’Ivoire 83-66 points in their first classification game at the ongoing…

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VIDEO: HOW NIGERIA TROUNCED COTE D’IVOIRE TO MOVE CLOSER TO TOKYO 2020 BASKETBALL TICKET
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VIDEO: HOW NIGERIA TROUNCED COTE D’IVOIRE TO MOVE CLOSER TO TOKYO 2020 BASKETBALL TICKET

A crazy third quarter gifted Nigeria an 83-66 victory over Cote d’Ivoire here on Friday in the classification round at the FIBA Basketball World Cup, preserving its hopes…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS OVERCOME COTE D’IVIORE IN FIBA WORLD CUP CLASSIFICATION DUEL
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS OVERCOME COTE D’IVIORE IN FIBA WORLD CUP CLASSIFICATION DUEL

Nigeria’s D’Tigers’ quest to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is being realized as the team overpowered fellow West Africans, Cote d’Ivoire 83-66 to go on top of…

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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES
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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Rabat 2019 African Games reached the crescendo as the skies of the Prince Moulay Abdella Stadium in Rabat were ignited. The 12th edition of the continental…

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