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Nowitzki appointed Chair of FIBA Players Commission for 2019-2023 term

Former German basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki has been appointed as Chair of the Players Commission for the 2019-2023 term at the first FIBA Central Board meeting, also becoming a member of the 25-member FIBA Central Board, the world's basketball...

Confidence regained as China beats South Korea in FIBA World Cup

The Chinese men's basketball players have regained their confidence after registering a valuable victory over South Korea at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Friday night's 77-73 win over South Korea in the classification round kept both China's hopes alive to...

BASKETBALL – NIGERIA’S D’TIGERS KEEP AUTOMATIC OLYMPIC TICKET ALIVE AFTER BEATING KOREA 108-66

Nigeria bounced back against Korea to record its first win 108-66 points at the ongoing FIBA World Cup holding in China. The win after 2 previous attempts and losses to Russia and Argentina was enough to put the team in...

BASKETBALL – ZENITH WOMEN’S LEAGUE RESUMES SEPTEMBER 7TH 2019

The second phase of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women’s League comes alive in 4 different venues ‪on Saturday September‬ 7, 2019. The apex women’s basketball league which has been divided into four conferences will see 27 teams battling for a...

NBBF RECOGNISED AS THE FEDERATION WITH THE MOST IMPROVED WOMEN TEAM 2017-2019

Another feather was added to the already decorated cap of the Nigeria Basketball Federation in the wee hours of Thursday in China. The NBBF was recognised as the federation with the Most Improved Women Team between 2017 – 2019 at...

CHINA 2019 WORLD CUP – BEHOLD THE NIGERIAN GLADIATORS

Nigeria have waited silently and expected for the release of the final 12 players for FIBA world cup in CHINA. The waiting game was all about who will and wont make the team, finally the coach of the team...

BARACK OBAMA JERSEY SOLD FOR US$120,000

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold  for US$120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it. The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school...

NEW RECORD AS DAKAR ARENA RECORD BIGGEST CROWD IN AFRICAN BASKETBALL HISTORY

The 15,000-seater Dakar Arena was too small for Sunday's final day of action of the 2019 FIBA Women's AfroBasket in the Senegalese capital city. Known for their love for the game of basketball, Senegalese fans showed up in big numbers on...

AFROBASKET – D’TIGRESS ARE THE UNDISPUTED CHAMPIONS

The dominance of Nigeria continued at the FIBA Women's AfroBasket as they won their second straight title against Senegal 60-55 in a tightly contested Final on Sunday night at the magnificent 15,000-seater Dakar Arena. D'Tigress, who registered a perfect five-game...

AFROBASKET – D’TIGRESS CRUSH TUNISIA 75-26 IN OPENER

Nigeria senior women side D’Tigresses Started the defence of their title on a sound note when they defeated Tunisia 75-26 points (49 points difference) in their opening game of the 2019 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Tournament taking place in Dakar...

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